Stories tagged with: Shooting

June 24, 2010 - 5:42am
4 years 5 weeks ago


Zanesville Police are investigating a drive by shooting that happened over night in the Brighten Boulevard area.

Lt. Shaw says at about 2:30am Thursday someone called in and reported that they were out shopping and when they got home they heard gun shots fired outside their home.

Lt Shaw says police shut down part of Brighten so they could collect evidence. Police believe it was a drive by shooting.

They are still investigating as to why the mans house was...

May 28, 2010 - 8:15pm
4 years 9 weeks ago

Multiple shots were fired Friday night on Spangler Drive in Zanesville.

Authorities were called to the 600-block of Spangler near Owens Street shortly before 6:30. On the scene they found at least seven shell casings. Vickey Chason's family was having a Memorial Day picnic during the shooting.

"We were in the back playing corn hole and all of the sudden we heard a bunch of gun shots and my cousin started screaming, because there was kids in the front yard playing," says...

April 30, 2010 - 8:47pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

A man was grazed by a gunshot Friday on Putnam Avenue in Zanesville.

The call came in shortly before 8:30 at 1036 Putnam Avenue. Zanesville Police Officers on the scene said they're not yet sure of a motive for the attack, but it could have been an attempted robbery. One shot was fired at the victim and grazed his leg slightly.

The suspect was described over the scanner as a black male, with a red bandana over his face, wearing a hoodie and red and black shorts.

No one is...

April 26, 2010 - 5:05pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

A Zanesville man pleads guilty in connection to a fatal shooting last April.
 

24-year-old James Tyrone McCrae appeared in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court Monday where he pled guilty to one count of involuntary manslaughter with a gun specification and one count of having a weapon under disability.
 

McCrae was arrested in August for the shooting death of 32-year-old Shane Goins.
 

The shooting took place on April 4, 2009 at the...

April 23, 2010 - 3:48pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

Thirteen-year old Michael Roger Hulsey, Jr., is charged with two counts in connection with the death of his three-year old brother.

Charges were filed this morning by the Muskingum County Prosecuter's Office in the death of Shannon Michael Harrop Jr.

"The first count is a charge is a count of reckless homicide. That's a felony of the third degree," said Muskingum County Prosecutor Mike Haddox. "that count contains a gun specification alleging that Hulsey, who...

April 22, 2010 - 1:38pm
4 years 14 weeks ago


Zanesville Police have released more information about a shooting Wednesday night in Zanesville. Detective Ric Roush says it happened around 11:25 at the intersection of Luck Avenue and Ohio Street. The victim is now identified as 27-year-old Dajuan D. McKenzie of Zanesville. Roush says Officers found him in the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds. McKenzie was rushed to Good Samaritan Hospital and then flown to Grant Medical Center in Columbus where he remains in critical condition...

April 22, 2010 - 3:18am
4 years 14 weeks ago

Zanesville Police investigate the shooting of a local man.

Lt. Bill Shaw said shortly after 11pm Wednesday the department received multiple 911 calls about shots fired in the Luck Avenue/Ohio Street area.

When officers arrived they found a 27-year-old male had been shot. He was flown to Grant Medical Center where he's in critical condition.

Lt. Shaw said investigators continue to follow up on leads and that a dark colored SUV was seen possibly leaving the scene.

April 21, 2010 - 2:57pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the shooting death of a three-year-old boy. Initial reports indicate the child suffered a gun shot to the face from a small caliber shotgun.

Sheriff’s Captain Jeff Lecocq says at 11:40 this morning deputies received a frantic 9-1-1 call reporting the shooting at 1975 Back Run Road in Philo.

The family did not wait for the ambulance and rushed the child to Good Samaritan Hospital.

The child was pronounced...

February 23, 2010 - 5:58pm
4 years 22 weeks ago

An Athens County man is indicted on formal charges in court.

26-year-old Matthew Culbertson appeared yesterday and faces one count of murder, two counts of involuntary manslaughter, four counts of felonious assault, one count of reckless homicide, and one count of using a weapon while intoxicated.

He will be arraigned this Thursday at 9:30 a.m.

Culbertson was arrested after an incident in New Marshfield Saturday. 22-year-old Jerri Vernon of New Straitsville was found shot...

February 21, 2010 - 8:16pm
4 years 22 weeks ago

A Perry County woman is dead after a shooting incident yesterday.

The Athens County Sheriff's office says it responded to Biddyville Road in New Marshfield and found that 22-year-old Jerri Vernon of New Straitsville had a gun shot wound near her stomach.

She was taken to O'Bleness Memorial Hospital where she died about an hour later.

Operations Officer, Lieutenant Bryan Cooper, says 26-year-old Matthew Culbertson was taken into custody on an involuntary manslaughter charge...

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