Man pleads guilty in neighbor’s slaying

LISBON, Ohio (WKBN) — A Knox Township man accused of fatally shooting his neighbor as they argued on the front porch last summer has pleaded guilty in the case.

Frank Gorichky, 54, of Alliance, pleaded guilty Thursday in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court to charges of reckless homicide with a gun, having a weapon under disability and obstructing official business, according to our newsprint partner, the Lisbon Morning Journal.

He will be sentenced June 26 and could face up to 10 years in prison.

The charges stem from the death of Michael Fisher on July 2 at the Country Squire Mobile Home Park. Investigators said the shooting happened during an argument after a day of drinking, and Gorichky did not mean to kill Fisher.

WKBN 27 First News provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. No links will be permitted. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s