Woman fatally shot in South Solon

(Posted April 20, 2022)

At approximately 8:45 a.m. on April 17, The Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to the village of South Solon on a report of shots being fired from a vehicle.

While en route to South Solon, deputies learned that a vehicle had pulled into the Jefferson Township Fire Department in Fayette County with a victim who had sustained an apparent gunshot wound. Life-saving techniques were administered, but the victim, Alexandra E. Goins, 29, of Sylvania, Ohio, was pronounced deceased by the Fayette County coroner.

Responders determined that the shooting took place in the village of South Solon. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation. As a result, one person was charged and taken to Tri-County Regional Jail. The suspect is Zachary Warnock, 34, of South Solon.

Warnock has been charged with evidence and possessing weapons under disability. The Madison County Prosecutor’s Office is reviewing additional charges.

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the investigation. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office continues its investigation of the incident and encourages anyone with information to call (740) 852-1212.

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