Stories tagged with: Shooting

January 23, 2014 - 8:26pm
1 year 18 weeks 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
1 year 18 weeks 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
1 year 19 weeks 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
1 year 30 weeks 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
1 year 30 weeks 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
1 year 30 weeks 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
1 year 30 weeks 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
1 year 35 weeks 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,...

September 30, 2013 - 7:56am
1 year 35 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department says it is continuing to investigate a shooting incident outside Hoppy’s Bar on Putnam Avenue.  It happened early Sunday morning about 4 o’clock.  Detective Harry Taylor says several gunshots were fired into a crowd outside the bar.  Taylor says two males ages 38 and 37 and two females ages 33 and 22 were injured by gunfire.  One person was reportedly shot five times.  All four subjects were transported to...

September 5, 2013 - 6:24pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

Sheriff's deputies are required by the state to take a shooting qualifications test every year, according to Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz. With the new surface on their Adamsville Road shooting range, the deputies will be able to train during all four seasons.

"With the conditions we had before, anytime we had rain, ice; anything like that, puddles would freeze up and it causes problems with footing," said Deputy Sheriff Ryan Williams. "And any time an officer...

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