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...
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 --...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.