George Hiotis

Fatal Shooting /At Burger King South ***Update***

by George Hiotis on October 31, 2013 at 12:40 pm

***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 silver van. The victim was a male and was not an employee of the store.  The Muskingum County Coroner has arrived on the scene and is now inside the restaurant. The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation has also been called to the scene. 

The Zanesville Police Department and the Zanesville Post of the Highway Patrol are assisting the South Zanesville Police Department in the case. 

The level 2 lockdown for Bishop Rosecrans and Bishop Fenwick has been lifted.