Rebecca Jean Rogers Wiki
Rebecca Jean Rogers Biography
Rebecca Jean Rogers was a Bob Evans employee who was fatally shot Friday morning in a domestic dispute inside the restaurant. She dialed 911 and can be heard telling people to “come down, tell him to come down” after a gunman fatally shot a waitress Friday morning in a domestic dispute. When the dispatcher asks if anyone has been shot, she replies that she doesn’t know. She and the others are hiding under tables, according to Canton police.
He was reportedly shot by the attacker, later identified as Richard James Nelson, 54, of Canton.
How old was Rebecca Jean Rogers?
Rebecca Jean Rogers was 38 years old at the time of her death.
Rebecca Jean Rogers Canton Ohio
Rogers was taken to Mercy Hospital and died of her gunshot wounds, according to Canton Municipal Court records.
“We can’t go out. They were scared.”
She says that she is concerned about another employee who crashed into the back of her. She believes the gunman is that employee’s boyfriend.
“Just stay calm and be quiet,” says the dispatcher.
Rebecca Jean Rogers dead
Richard J. Nelson, 54, is charged with entering the business at 3400 Lesh St. NE at 9:30 a.m., going behind a counter and opening fire, shooting waitress Rebecca Jean Rogers, 38, several times in a back hallway. He then he fled the scene.
Rogers, who recently lived in Massillon, was taken to Cleveland Clinic Mercy Hospital where she later died from her injuries.
Authorities say it was a shooting related to the country.
Richard James Nelson arrested
Nelson was arrested around 8:30 p.m., southeast of East Canton.
Police Chief Jack Angelo said Nelson was caught by a Canton police dog following a foot chase near US Route 30 and SE Neimans Avenue. The United States Marshals Service, the Stark County Sheriff’s Office and an air unit from the Ohio State Highway Patrol assisted in his capture.
Rebecca Jean Rogers Obituary
The gunman was at large for hours before being captured and police had asked the public for clues about the shooting.