COLUMBUS, OH – Columbus police are searching for Ash Shaheed Abdullah Ibn Jamii, who is wanted for a double murder that took place on Tuesday in the city. On January 6, 2021, at 1:26 am, patrol officers observed a suspicious vehicle parked in front of 1570 Fairwood Ave. The suspect in this Homicide has been identified as 40-year-old Ash Shaheed Abdullah Ibn Jamii.
Two warrants for the arrest of the suspect have been filed for murder. The suspect’s whereabouts are unknown at this time. He is considered to be armed and dangerous.
When police arrived they discovered two victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Victim one, a John Doe, was still seated in the vehicle, and he was pronounced deceased at 1:35 am.
Victim two, who was identified as 43-year-old Malik Amar, was located in the driveway in front of 1570 Fairwood Ave. Amar was pronounced deceased at 1:34 am. The motive surrounding this incident is still under investigation.
Anyone with information regarding this incident, is asked to call the Columbus Police Homicide Unit at 614-645-4730 or Central Ohio Crime Stoppers at (614) 461-TIPS.