Carolyn Fleegle

Man Arraigned on Charges in Zanesville Shooting Incident

by Carolyn Fleegle on November 23, 2011 at 12:51 pm

A Zanesville man pleads not guilty to charges in connection with a shooting incident involving a relative.

21-year-old Roberto Brooks entered the plea Wednesday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court to charges of felonious assault with a firearm specification, carrying a concealed weapon and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle.

Police say on November 12th, Brooks was involved in a physical confrontation with a relative near Ridge and Shaum Avenues.

Witnesses at the scene said at least two gunshots were fired during the fight.

Police say the two had an on-going dispute.

Brooks remains in the Muskingum County Jail on a $100,000 bond.