Stories tagged with: Shooting

August 30, 2011 - 4:19pm
4 years 22 weeks ago

A Zanesville woman is lucky to be alive after being shot in the head early Tuesday morning while delivering newspapers.

The 9-1-1 call came in at about 3 this morning. 53 year-old Joyce Miller of Zanesville was delivering the newspaper near Brighton Boulevard and Dryden Road. She thought she heard a car back fire. The sound she heard was gun fire-striking her just behind the right ear.

"I was always worried dogs coming after me," said Miller. "Nothing...

August 30, 2011 - 8:41am
4 years 22 weeks ago

A Zanesville Times Recorder carrier was shot behind her right ear Tuesday morning while she was delivering papers. Police Chief Eric Lambes says it happened at the corner of Brighton Boulevard and Dryden Road around 3:00 am. The Chief says the gun used was a small caliber and the injury is not life threatening. Lambes says officers are not sure why she was shot but the incident appeared random and is still under investigation. The victim is identifed as 53-year-old Joyce Miller --...

August 16, 2011 - 12:35pm
4 years 24 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are investigating a shooting incident near the intersection of Ridge and Schaum Avenues. Witnesses tell Whiz News that a group of teenagers were chasing another teenager in an alley near R+K Drive Thru shooting a gun and yelling “we are going to kill you.” Police have not yet commented on the incident, but have found at least two bullet casing in the area of the chase. No word on any injuries yet and the incident remains under investigation.

July 28, 2011 - 4:35am
4 years 27 weeks ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office investigates the shooting death of a Pataskala man.

Deputies responded to 77 West Fieldstone Drive on a reported shooting incident around 3:00am July 17th.

That's when deputies found 50-year-old Richard Reeb inside the home with a single fatal gunshot wound.

48-year-old Sherrie Chafin-Eucker who also lived at the home told authorities the shooting was an accident.

Deputies said upon investigation the evidence didn't suport her story...

July 28, 2011 - 4:30am
4 years 27 weeks ago

Cambridge Police investigate an early Wednesday morning shooting.

Officers responding to a 911 call of gunfire in the 400 block of N. Fifth Street found a man on the porch of the home with a gunshot wound.

While he was being attended to another man walked out of his home two houses north of the injured subject and told authorities he  had shot the man because he was attempting to enter his residence.

He was detained and taken to the Cambridge Police Station for...

June 20, 2011 - 7:32pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating a report of a shot fired during a dispute Monday evening.

According to Lt. Tony Coury, officers were called to 254 Gray Street around 7:30 p.m. Coury says there was an argument at the home where the suspect fired a shot into the air and then fled the scene on foot.

He says officers know the identity of the man and are searching for him at this time. The incident remains under investigation.

June 16, 2011 - 5:46pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

The 911 calls are shedding more light into exactly what happened following a deadly shooting Wednesday night at 660 Irish Ridge Road in Harrison Township.

56-year-old Donald McHenry was killed. Two women who lived in the home are being questioned in connection with the incident.

In one 911 call a 19-year-old woman who identifies the victim as her father is clearly distraught:

Caller: He tried to kill me. I don't think he's breathing, I don't know!...

June 15, 2011 - 10:56pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is searching for information on a possible shooting victim Wednesday night.

According to Lt. Bill Shaw, shortly after 11 p.m. police received a call of shots fired in the area of Spangler Drive and Owens Street. Lt. Shaw says witnesses reported seeing a person falling and then others helping that person into a dark colored vehicle.

Shaw says a parked vehicle was struck by a bullet and they are concerned someone may have been injured in the...

May 29, 2011 - 8:42pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

Authorities are investigating a drive by shooting in Zanesville.

It happened around 9:30 Sunday evening in the area of Lee Street and Liberty near Linden Avenue.

Zanesville Police say 10 shots were fired from a vehicle. Police have no one in custody or any victims as of right now. The Sheriff's Office, ZPD, and the State Highway Patrol are continuing to investigate.

We'll have more information as this develops.

April 27, 2011 - 7:07pm
4 years 40 weeks ago

A woman was shot in the head Wednesday night during a dispute in Muskingum County.

It happened around 7:30 p.m. at 3900 Hemmers Lane in Wayne Township. Sheriff Matt Lutz says several family members were at the residence when the victim was shot by her step-brother following an argument.

"Our deputies got here on the scene, there was some people that had the victim out of the residence. At that point the suspect was still in the residence," he says.

Deputies were...

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