Stories tagged with: Shooting

March 1, 2014 - 6:31pm
6 weeks 4 days ago

The Coshocton County Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting that happened early Saturday morning.

At 2:45 a.m. Saturday morning, the sheriff's office received a 9-1-1 call reporting a disturbance on Coshocton County road 410 approximately a half mile from the intersection of Coshocton County Road 9. According to the sheriff's office, a caller stated there were gunshots fired after an argument broke out. Two vehicles were seen leaving the area, but no vehicle description...

January 24, 2014 - 5:52pm
11 weeks 5 days ago

Three men have been arrested in connection with a shooting incident in Newark.

Newark police say 18- year-old Dacian Cabiness, 19-year-old Dequan Harrison, both of Newark and 34-year-old Willie Desmond Qirat of Canal Winchester were taken into custody Friday at a home in Columbus.

Detectives also recovered several firearms believed to be involved in the shooting that injured 28-year-old Brandon Elliot.

Police say they responded to 231 Hoover...

January 23, 2014 - 8:26pm
11 weeks 6 days ago

"Only yellow tape remains at the scene of a shooting that took the life of 35- year-old,  Isaac Thomas and now his family and law enforcement are looking for justice.

Thomas' girlfriend of three years and the mother of his youngest child, Jenna Starkey says that although Thomas was far from perfect he was a good person. She says he should still be alive to watch his son Maddox grow up.

"I don't even know what I am going to begin to tell him he's only 10 months. I...

January 22, 2014 - 10:28pm
11 weeks 6 days ago

At around 9:15 Wednesday evening, dispatchers alerted local police to a shooting on Spangler Drive.

An ambulance was also dispatched to the location at around the same time. The Zanesville Police Department and Muskingum County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the scene. Officers were still at the residence at 10:45 Wednesday evening.

Stay tuned to WHIZ news for more information.

January 14, 2014 - 7:35pm
13 weeks 1 day ago

Timothy Daniel, the man accused of shooting and killing 61-year-old Charles Hooper at the South Zanesville Burger King on Oct. 31, represented himself in the courtroom Tuesday.

During opening statements, Muskingum County Prosecutor Mike Haddox called Daniel, 34, "cold blooded" for the "violent and unnecessary" death of Hooper, who was eating breakfast in a nearby booth when he heard Daniel and his then-girlfriend, Darlene Bender, arguing. Haddox said in an "...

October 31, 2013 - 9:26pm
23 weeks 6 days ago

Zanesville police have released more information about a shooting incident on Sharon Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

Captain Tony Coury says at around 4:15 p.m. officers were dispatched to a house at 1614 Sharon Avenue, where they arrested four people. Coury say this is not the first time that officers have been called to this address.

"We have had numerous complaints here at this house," said Captain Coury. A lot of neighbors have called and people that live in that area...

October 31, 2013 - 5:45pm
23 weeks 6 days ago

What started out as breakfast, ended in a fatal shooting.

At 9:45 a.m. Thursday morning, Muskingum County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a call about gunfire at the Burger King on Maysville Pike. When deputies arrived, they found 61-year-old Charles M. Hooper lying on the floor. The Zanesville man and Burger King regular was pronounced dead at the scene. Sheriff Matt Lutz says Hooper was killed in front of customers and Burger King employees.

"I believe we had three at one...

October 31, 2013 - 10:13am
23 weeks 6 days ago

***Update****Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz says deputies have taken one man into custody.  Deputies are also towing a vehicle from that location.


The Muskingum County Sherriff’s office is investigating a fatal shooting incident at the Burger King restaurant in South Zanesville.  It happened a little before 10 a.m. Thursday.  Authorities are not yet releasing details, but we were told that a search is underway for a male and female suspect in a...

October 30, 2013 - 4:40pm
24 weeks 7 hours ago

Zanesville Police have surrounded a house at 1614 Sharon Avenue after a report of gunshots fired.

It happened around 4:15 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.  Whiz News is reporting 4 people have been taken into a police cruiser for questioning... 3 men and 1 woman. Sharon Avenue was closed at White Oak during the investigation, but is now open to traffic. The Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol also sent troopers to the scene to assist ZPD. We will bring you more...

September 30, 2013 - 5:07pm
28 weeks 2 days ago

The Zanesville Police Department says it's continuing to investigate a shooting incident outside Hoppys bar on Putnam Avenue early Sunday morning that injured 4 people. WHIZ has obtained 911 calls from the incident and local reaction.

A birthday party, gone terribly wrong. Zanesville Police say, the party that had escalated, lasted well into the early morning hours on Sunday, until gunshots rang out at 4:13 a.m. into a crowd of party goers.

Detective Harry Taylor says two males,...

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