Death Closes Store on Black Friday

Local News

Jo-Ann Fabrics and Crafts at the Colony Square Mall was shut down on Black Friday after authorities say there was a death in the business.

According to Det. Sgt. Ric Roush with the Zanesville Police Department around 8:15 in the morning Friday a 54-year-old woman died from what appears to be a self-inflicted gun shot wound in the business.

A sign on the door says Jo-Ann’s will re-open Monday at 9 a.m.

The Zanesville Police Department is continuing to investigate.