Newark Shooting Under Investigation

Local News

Newark Police are investigating a shooting at an apartment in the city.

Officers said the incident took place in the 1400 block of Dickerson Street just before 12:30 Friday morning.

Officers were waved down by the victim and a witness as they were traveling to Licking Memorial Hospital.

The victim continued to the hospital as officers secured the apartment and confirmed no one else was injured.

Witnesses to the incident were located. Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Newark Police Detective Bureau at (740) 670-7215. 



Nichole Hannahs
Nichole is WHIZ’s News Director/Anchor. She joined the WHIZ family while attending high school at Bishop Rosecrans, before taking a full-time position in 2005. Nichole is no stranger to the area. She grew up in Corning, Ohio and and graduated from Waynesburg College, where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications emphasizing in Sports Broadcasting/Sports Information and Journalism.When not at work Nichole enjoys watching St. Louis Blues hockey, enjoying time with family, spending time outdoors and reading.If Nichole wasn't in broadcasting she'd probably have become a teacher.Nichole is married to a fellow sports fan Brandon. They have two sons Cameron and Xavier.