Two die from gun shot wounds following Dry Creek Road incident
Current in Noblesville
Two Indianapolis residents died of gunshot wounds following an incident that that reportedly began on Dry Creek Road in Noblesville and ended with a high-risk traffic stop on I-465, north of Indianapolis.
According to Lieutenant Bruce A. Barnes, public information officer for the Noblesville Police Department, Noblesville police officers responded to the area of 14924 Dry Creek Road at 5:37 p.m. Oct. 18 in reference to a report of a shooting. Initial information reported to the Noblesville Communications Center indicated that two vehicles were involved in the incident. Callers stated that they observed a black male subject exit a dark blue Dodge vehicle and fire several shots into another vehicle occupied by one person.
Witnesses then reported observing the suspect get back into his vehicle and leave the scene.
Information regarding the description of the suspect’s vehicle was broadcast over police radio to surrounding agencies
At approximately 6 p.m., a police officer from the Fishers Police Department reported that he was following a vehicle southbound on I-69 matching the suspect’s vehicle description. The officer immediately called for additional assistance prior to initiating a traffic stop. A short time later and with the assistance of fellow officers, a high risk traffic stop was conducted on I-465 near U.S. 31.
As officers attempted to order the suspect out of the vehicle, they reported hearing a single gunshot come from inside the suspect’s vehicle. Further investigation revealed that the suspect had received a gunshot wound to the head.
The victim was transported by ambulance to St. Vincent Medical Center Northeast in Fishers, where she later died of injuries sustained in the shooting. The victim was identified as Shirlen Y. Dyson, 46, of Indianapolis.
The suspect was transported by ambulance to Methodist Hospital where he later also died of his injuries. The suspect is identified as Vincent I. Dyson, 46, of Indianapolis.
Both of these incidents are still under investigation.