Two Dead After Shooting in Heath

Local News

The Licking County Sheriff’s Office reports that two men are dead after a shooting in Heath that is currently being treated as a homicide.

Shortly before 4:30 p.m. the Licking County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene at 195 Rosemary Road SE.

The Sheriff’s Office said there was a struggle with two men inside the residence that involved a handgun. Both men died from gunshot wounds from that gun.

One of the men killed lived at the residence and was preparing Thanksgiving dinner.  We’re also told that the two men knew each other.

There were several witnesses to the shooting inside the residence, and the sheriff’s office is not currently pursuing a suspect.  

No names are being released at this time, and the incident remains under investigation.  We’ll bring you more information as it becomes available.