Four people are dead in two separate accidents in Central Ohio. In Pataskala, investigators say a head-on collision on East Broad took three lives. One vehicle crossed the center line. Early this morning, the driver of a pick-up truck was killed when he slammed into a tree in a residential area south of Route 104 [...]
Instructor Charged In Ohio Gun Class Shooting
A central Ohio instructor who accidentally shot an adult student in the arm during a concealed-carry firearms class has been charged with misdemeanor negligent assault.
A special prosecutor earlier determined 74-year-old Terry Dunlap Sr. should not be charged with any felony for the August shooting during a demonstration near Lancaster.
The Violet Township trustee says he didn’t know about the misdemeanor charge filed in Fairfield County Municipal Court, and he declined to comment. Court records listed no attorney for him, and he didn’t immediately return a call Tuesday.
Dunlap was certified to teach such classes. He said he would not teach for at least a year after the shooting under an agreement with the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission.
Dunlap’s arraignment is scheduled April 1.