Stories tagged with: tyler gargus

November 16, 2009 - 11:03pm
5 years 40 weeks ago

On Sunday a 17-year old Heath teen was accidentally shot and killed by his friend.

Tonight the community gathers together to mourn the loss of Tyler Gargus at a candlelight vigil.

"It's not meant to be some kind of fancy ceremony," said Heath High School Principal Ellis Booth. "It's rather just a simple sharing of feelings, emotions, thoughts and comments about the life of a good friend and what he meant to the many who knew him at
Heath High School.

November 16, 2009 - 6:28pm
5 years 41 weeks ago

A 16-year old St. Louisville teenager admits in court that he accidentially shot his friend.

Zachary Harvey appeared in Licking County Juvenile Court and entered the equivalent of guilty to a single delinquency charge of negligent homicide.

Licking County Sheriff's Captain Dave Starling says 17-year old Tyler Gargus of Heath was shot in the head while he and the other teen were playing with a couple of weapons sunday afternoon around 1:20 p.m.

This is the 9-1-1 phone call...

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