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October 20, 2017
WOUB Local News
WOUB Local News
Man suspected of robbing a bank is dead
(2007-02-06)
(WOUB) - A man suspected of robbing a bank near Zanesville is dead following a shootout with sheriff's deputies who were chasing him.

Muskingum County Sheriff's Colonel Bryan Hoover says deputies were chasing a van with two suspects along a rural stretch of US 40 after the bank robbery about 4 pm yesterday.

He says the van stopped, and the driver got out and started shooting about six minutes after the robbery. Deputies returned fire. The 51 year old man was pronounced dead at Good Samaritan Medical Center.

The van's passenger was arrested and jailed.

Authorities are not releasing the names of the suspects or the
deputies, who are on paid leave during the investigation.
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