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Noblesville man arrested in connection with fatal gas station shooting in Fishers

Speedway shooting
Posted at 11:10 AM, Jun 29, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-30 13:12:35-04

FISHERS — A Noblesville man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a woman in the parking lot of a Speedway gas station in the 7200 block of E. 116th Street in Fishers on Wednesday.

According to the Fishers Police Department, officers responded to the Speedway around 5:19 p.m. on Tuesday for a report of a person who had been shot.

Arriving officers located a woman inside a vehicle at a gas pump suffering from a gunshot wound.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. On Friday, she was identified as Kaylah Ann Farmer.

Farmer was a mother of three.

The Fishers Police Department announced on Facebook that a man with the same last name had been taken into custody without incident on Thursday.

Fishers Police Chief Ed Gebhart released the following statement to residents.

"This week our community experienced a tragedy with the murder of Kaylah Ann Farmer. Kaylah was the mother of three children, a daughter, and friend to many. We want to extend our sincere condolences to Kaylah’s family and friends. Our agency will continue to advocate for Kaylah and work closely with the Hamilton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office to ensure justice is served for her.

The men and women of the Fishers Police Department are thankful to our residents, business owners, and neighboring law enforcement professionals for their partnership. We would like to specifically thank The Noblesville Police Department, Indiana State Police, FBI Violent Crime Task Force, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Hamilton Boone County Drug Task Force, the Hamilton County Metro Child Exploitation Task Force, and the Indiana Crime Gun Task Force for assisting in the homicide investigation and capture of the murder suspect.

Our focus will be to bring resolution and justice to Kaylah’s family. We will not be conducting interviews or additional press releases related to this case. All inquiries about the arrest should go to the Hamilton County Prosecutors Office directly. Our agency still has a lot of work to do to ensure justice in this case."