George Hiotis

ZPD Investigates Shooting Death

by George Hiotis on July 31, 2014 at 4:04 am

Zanesville Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Thursday morning in Zanesville.  Police say 46-year-old Terry McConnel shot and killed 39-year-old Kristina Holskey of 825 Main Street in Dresden in an exchange of gunfire during an apparent burglary attempt. Investigators say they were called to 1070 1/2 Linden Avenue at 3:13 a.m. and when they arrived they discovered  McConnell with a gunshot wound to the stomach and Holskey bleeding on the ground..  She was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital where she later died..  McConnel was taken to Grant Medical Center in Columbus and is listed in serious condition. McConnell’s young son was in the apartment at the time of the incident, but was not hurt. Police say that Holskey broke into the home before the gunfire started.  The double shooting remains under investigation.