Men Charged in Connection to Orchard Street Shooting in Court

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Three men charged in connection to an Orchard Street shooting last month appeared in court on Wednesday to face charges.

Mark Walker of Zanesville faces three counts of felonious assault with a firearm specification and repeat violent offender specification, having a weapon under disability, discharging a firearm at or over a roadway and tampering with evidence.

Walker pled not guilty to all charges. His bond was continued at $1,000,000 dollars.

29-year-old Dequaez Bowen and Kameron Royer both plead not guilty to charges of tampering with evidence. Their bonds were continued at $100,000 and $50,000.

Zanesville Police said a verbal altercation led to Walker firing shots at the victim, striking him twice once in the left leg and another grazing the side of his head. Other shots were fired at the victims truck.

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