Sheriff Paden says that an arrest warrant for Murder has been issued for Jacob Russel Harper, age 25 of Newcomerstown. Harper was allegedly involved in the shooting death of Alexander Anderson, age 29 of Newark on Sunday morning August 23rd on Zion Rd. in the rural area of Kimbolton. Sheriff Paden cautions the public that Harper should be considered armed and dangerous and if seen to call 9-1-1 or local law enforcement immediately. Harper’s hair is believed to be shorter than what is appears in the picture.
Investigators continue to interview individuals and process evidence regarding this investigation as it continues to evolve.