Police identify 3 people shot inside hookah lounge in southeast Columbus


Columbus Police said one woman is dead and two men are in extremely critical condition after a triple shooting in Southeast Columbus early Sunday morning.

It happened around 4:15 a.m. in the 2000 block of Lockbourne Road.

Police said the shooting happened inside the Exhale Hookah Lounge building where a bar and hookah lounge are connected.

The woman was pronounced dead inside. Police identified the victim as 26-year-old Kieara Ka'Torence Charnele Hobbs.

Officers say 27-year-old's Latrell Davis and Christopher Bivens were also found inside the lounge with gunshot wounds.

Both were taken to Grand Medical Center.

Davis was in extremely critical condition at last check and Bivens in critical but stable condition at the hospital.

This is the 127th homicide of the year in Columbus.

Police have begun interviewing people. They said there are no suspects at this time.

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