Columbus juveniles charged in shooting


By Staff Report

Two Columbus, Ohio teenagers have been charged in relation to the killing of a young Zanesville man.

Zanesville Police Chief Tony Coury announced the filing of charges early Tuesday afternoon.

Tyrel Saunders, 20-years-old, was killed Friday evening when he was shot multiple times at the Dairy Mart along Pine Street.

Both juveniles are 17 years old and were apprehended after an hours-long standoff with officers on a nearby street.

Bobby Colvin and Rodreigez Tanner have each been charged with the following three felonies:

  • Tampering with evidence, with a firearm specification, a third-degree felony.
  • Carrying a concealed weapon, with a firearm specification, a fourth-degree felony.
  • Obstructing official business, with a firearm specification, a fifth-degree felony.

Coury did not say if they have been charged in juvenile or adult court.

Each faces multiple years of incarceration if convicted.