Stories tagged with: Shooting

December 6, 2011 - 4:16pm
4 years 32 weeks ago

The Associated Press is reporting a 38-year-old woman, who had recently moved from Crooksville. Ohio to Laredo, Texas killed herself, after turning the gun on her two children, following a seven-hour standoff at a government Social Services office.

Police identify the woman as Rachelle Grimmer.

 The children,  10-year-old son, Timothy and  12-year-old daughter, Ramie were in critical condition Tuesday, according to...

November 23, 2011 - 1:47pm
4 years 34 weeks ago

A Zanesville man pleads not guilty to charges in connection with a shooting incident involving a relative.

21-year-old Roberto Brooks entered the plea Wednesday in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court to charges of felonious assault with a firearm specification, carrying a concealed weapon and improper handling of a firearm in a motor vehicle.

Police say on November 12th, Brooks was involved in a physical confrontation with a relative near...

November 14, 2011 - 2:36pm
4 years 36 weeks ago

The victim of a weekend shooting is speaking out, now that police say the gunman is behind bars.

Detective Ric Roush said 21 year-old Roberto Brooks of Zanesville was taken into custody shortly after 1:30 Saturday afternoon- that's when officers arrived to the scene of Ridge and Schaum Avenues after a report of shots fired.

"When our officers arrived there were two individuals involved in a physical altercation," explained Roush. "Upon investigation it...

October 17, 2011 - 9:43pm
4 years 40 weeks ago

The Licking County Sheriff's Office is investigating a triple-shooting in Pataskala that left two men dead and a woman fighting for her life.

The shooting shutdown State Route 16 just east of Watkins Road. According to the Sheriff's Office, deputies were called to the scene around 4:45 p.m. and two men were found dead in the vehicle. A woman was found lying along the roadway and is currently undergoing surgery for her injuries.

Authorities say, based on witness statements,...

October 12, 2011 - 5:55pm
4 years 40 weeks ago

The Zanesville Police Department is investigating a Wednesday morning shooting incident.

Detective Sergeant Ric Roush said around 7:40 AM officers responded to a home at 476 Spangler Drive and found a shooting victim.  He said 27-year-old Joshua Roush, who lives at that address, was shot in the neck area.  Investigators have determined that the shooting took place at a home on Mead Street, and the victim drove himself back to his own home.

"We are interviewing...

October 12, 2011 - 2:09pm
4 years 40 weeks ago

Zanesville Police have released more details from a Wednesday morning shooting. Detective Sergeant Ric Roush says around 7:40 am officers responded to a home at 476 Spangler Drive and found a shooting victim. Roush says 27-year-old Joshua Roush who lived at the residence had been shot in the neck area. But investigators have determined that the shooting took place at a home on Mead Street and the victim drove himself back to his Spangler Drive home. Detective Roush says since the...

October 12, 2011 - 7:51am
4 years 40 weeks ago

Zanesville Police are investigating a shooting at a home on Mead Street.   It happened at 7:45 Wednesday morning. Initial reports indicate that a short bald black male was involved in the incident and fled the scene on foot. Emergency crews took the victim to the hospital for treatment. The incident remains under investigaiton.

September 11, 2011 - 8:40pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

At about 8 o'clock Saturday night a shooting outside the Dairy Mart at the corner of Baker and Pine Street in Zanesville left one man dead. On Sunday, friends and family of the victim talked about who he was and what he leaves behind.

The sound of rap music is commonly heard outside the Dairy Mart in Zanesville. A well-known hang out for the group Ghetto Devoted Entertainment.

"Music is just the language we got to speak through to get people to understand what we're trying...

August 30, 2011 - 5:19pm
4 years 46 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 - 9:41am
4 years 46 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 --...

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