Franklin County Prosecutor Press Release

Posted on 1/30/2009

Defendant: Derrick Foster

One of the co-defendants involved in the shooting that occurred at a suspected drug house while narcotics tactical unit officers were attempting to serve a warrant. Two Columbus Police Officers were shot. John Gillis, 48 in the leg and Anthony Garrison, 44 in the arm and leg. Defendant Foster 38 was a supervisor with Code Enforcement with the City of Columbus and former OSU football player. Foster was sentenced to 5 years in prison.