Owner Shot to Death at Battle Creek Business
The co-owner of Battle Creek Tile and Mosaic in Urbandale was shot and killed today at the store on West Michigan Avenue. Battle Creek Police confirm that 63 year old Frank "Frankie" Zanetti was shot at about 10:30am Friday morning.
Police received a call telling them that someone had been shot inside the business.The victim, Frank Zanetti, later died.
Police are still looking for a suspect, described as a short white man, about 5'6" to 5'8" tall, wearing jeans and a blue, pastel hoodie. He covered his face with a bandana.
Police say it appears to be an isolated incident with no wider danger to the community.
The family-owned business was started in 1958 by the victim's father. Zanetti's daughter and brother both work at the business.
- If anyone in the community sees someone matching the suspect's description, please do not approach him, and call 911.
- Anyone with information can contact Police at 269-966-3322 or Silent Observer at 269-964-3888.