Newcomerstown Gunshot Victim Identified


Michaela Madison Reporting

(Wednesday, September 13th) Newcomerstown, Ohio – A man found dead in the front yard of a Newcomerstown residence is identified.

The Newcomerstown Police Department has identified the victim as 19-year-old Luke Cabbage of New Philadelphia.

Cabbage was found in the front yard of a residence on Tuscarawas Avenue around 7:30 a.m. Monday morning.

Investigators have said they believe Cabbage attended a party at a home nearby the night before. They’ve also said they believe the shooting incident may have occurred in the 4:00 hour Monday morning.

Search warrants have been executed at the house in which the party was reportedly held as well as other locations.

No further information is available at this time.