Shooting Suspect Arrested in Muskingum Co.

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Licking County authorities are investigating a shooting Thursday night.

Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz said they were alerted around 10pm that the suspect involved may be in the county.

The sheriff reports that the suspect was taken into custody while walking along State Route 586 around 3am Friday near Canal Road.

Sheriff Lutz said the suspect was released to the Licking County Sheriff’s Office.

WHIZ contacted Licking County Sheriff’s Office for details of the shooting. We are awaiting more information when it becomes available.

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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.