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Columbus Man Arrested After 'Warning Shot' Hits Eight-Year-Old Girl At Weinland Park

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(Columbus, OH) -- Columbus police say a man is in custody after firing a shot that hit an 8-year-old girl at Weinland Park. 

28-year-old Torrence Ahart has been charged with felonious assault in the shooting. Investigators say Ahart claimed he was attempting to fire a warning shot into the air around 6:15pm Saturday evening to break up a fight in which his sister had been cut with a knife. 

The girl was transported to Nationwide Children's Hospital and is now listed in stable condition.


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