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TIMELINE: Noblesville West Middle School shooting

Posted: 7:47 PM, Aug 16, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-17 00:04:31Z

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. -- In response to multiple open records requests filed by Call 6 Investigates, Hamilton County officials have released police dispatch audio from the Noblesville West Middle School shooting on May 25.

The audio, which spans more than 600 files, allows, for the first time, a second-by-second reconstruction of the emergency response to the shooting.

FULL STORY | Newly released Noblesville audio reveals first minutes after school shooting

We have created a condensed version of the first six minutes of audio – encompassing the period between the initial dispatch call at 9:07 a.m. through the "all safe" – which you can view in the video player above.

Below, find a transcript of the first 30 minutes of police dispatch audio following the shooting:

Hamilton County police radio chatter beginning 9:07 a.m., May 25, 2018

9:07:24

DISPATCH: “Standby, active shooter Noblesville schools. Active shooter Noblesville schools. Standby for further.”

9:07:32

DISPATCH: “Noblesville West. Noblesville West.”

9:07:41

DISPATCH: “Noblesville West Middle School.”

9:07:46

OFFICER: “[Inaudible] responding.”

9:07:54

DISPATCH: “It’s going to be a male.”

9:08:04

DISPATCH: “Male, [name redacted], with a gun. Unknown location in the school. Unknown location of shooter. Possibly on the second floor.”

9:08:18

OFFICER: “Dispatch, where is this?”

9:08:21

OFFICER: “7813 trying to find him.”

9:08:25

DISPATCH: “Noblesville West Middle School, 19900 Hague Road, active shooter.

9:08:35

DISPATCH: “Next to Room 622. Next to Room 622.”

9:08:41

DISPATCH: “The 10-32 (gun) has a silencer on it.”

9:09:00

OFFICER: “Is that first floor or second floor?”

9:09:02

DISPATCH: “They believe second floor. Second floor.”

9:09:27

OFFICER: “Dispatch, get as much mutual aid as we can for the perimeter.”

9:09:36

DISPATCH: “All units, Signal 100, Noblesville Dispatch. Active shooter Noblesville West Middle School, 19900 Hague Road. Signal 100 on Dispatch 3.”

9:09:58

OFFICER: “Dispatch, 7813, shooter is contained. Start me medics. Room 622 upstairs.”

9:09:59

DISPATCH: “Shooter contained, Room 622 upstairs. Starting medics.”

9:11:18

OFFICER: “I’ve got one wounded. She’s not talking now. I need medic immediately upstairs.”

9:11:30

OFFICER: “Dispatch, if you haven’t notified other schools, lock them down.”

9:11:136

OFFICER: “23’s on scene with the county. Where do you need us at?”

9:11:40

OFFICER:” 7213 on dispatch. Go ahead and make entry into the school. Let’s make a secondary check and, we have mutual aid coming in, let’s have them start setting up containment. We’ve got students that are just going everywhere.”

9:12:01

OFFICER: “463’s coming from Westfield.”

9:12:15

OFFICER: “Dispatch, 7813, I’m in the room. The scene is safe. The shooter is in handcuffs. Weapons are secured.”

9:12:27

DISPATCH: “All units, scene is safe. Shooter is handcuffed. Medics are to report immediately to Room 619.”

9:12:50

OFFICER: “Dispatch, if you can get medics to the front doors I’m here. I’ll escort them up to the room.”

9:13:08

OFFICER: “Dispatch, 7213, can we get another unit with a trauma kit to Room 619.

9:13:15

DISPATCH: “Unit with a trauma kit to Room…”

OFFICER: “We’ve got one coming. We’ve got one coming.”

DISPATCH: “10-4.”

9:13:51

OFFICER: “If we can start calling command post the south side of Noblesville West outside of Room 41.”

9:14:08

OFFICER: “We have kids [unintelligible] Fox Prairie Golf Course.”

9:14:22

OFFICER: “Where’s the medic?”

9:14:26

DISPATCH: “Medics were instructed to go to the front door. 271’s guiding them up to the room.”

9:14:17

OFFICER: “Have responding units stage in the south parking lot on the west sides. South parking lot on the west side. We’ll have incident command set up here.”

9:14:17

DISPATCH: “All units, incident command on the south parking lot on the west side.”

9:18:51

OFFICER: “Dispatch, 7213, I’ve got an escort for medics on the south doors. Can you advise their location?

9:19:00

DISPATCH: “Standby, I’ll check.”

9:19:44

OFFICER: “Information. I have school buses from the school corporation rallying to try to pick up our kids who evacuated the building. The reunification point is going to be Noblesville High School. Noblesville High School.”

9:29:57

DISPATCH: “Clear on school buses transporting to Noblesville High School.”

9:20:02

OFFICER: “There’s a bunch of students in the cornfield.”

9:20:09

DISPATCH: “7463 at 196th and Hague will have students in the cornfield.”

9:22:29

OFFICER: “4249, 3406 and 3407 will be clearing the dugouts and ballfields.”

9:22:41

OFFICER: “Activate, [unintelligible] have them come to the staging area. We’re also requesting Fishers SWAT. Same location.”

9:22:48

DISPATCH: “Clear on Fishers SWAT team requested.”

9:23:24

OFFICER: “Information. We’re bringing students down the stairs. Got a few across in that field.”

9:23:37

OFFICER: “OK the school, high school, is ready for reunification. If we can get some officers over there to assist with the reunification at the high school, that would be helpful.”

9:23:58

OFFICER: “This is 9710, Fishers PD is going to send a few officers to the high school. We’ll stage some people there if you need us.”

9:25:16

OFFICER: “I just want to make sure that everybody’s clear here: the suspect’s in custody and with [unintelligible].”

9:25:39

OFFICER: “I can be your inside OIC. I’m at Room 619 I’m escorting medics there to [unintelligible] for the last injured. Advise further if you need from inside.”

9:25:51

OFFICER: “That’s fine. You will remain interior OIC. Advise when we got the medics with all the patients so we can begin our deliberate clearance.”

9:26:47

OFFICER: “I’m posted outside Door 1 with the subject in custody.”

9:26:51

OFFICER: “Just hold position for now.”

9:27:02

OFFICER: “I’ve got a small cluster of about 10 students and staff on the far north side. I need to get them someplace. Where do you want them to go?”

9:27:19

OFFICER: “I don’t know if the situation has changed, but we had clusters of students throughout campus. We need to possibly set up a safe area and a corridor to escort the students that are around the school.”

9:27:47

OFFICER: “Inside IOC command. How many injured total?

9:27:47

OFFICER: “Two injured. One has already been evacuated. We’re getting ready to evacuate second.”

9:27:59

OFFICER: “I’ve got buses at the north exit. You can bring anybody out this way. We’re standing by.”

9:28:18

OFFICER: “Medics are requesting police escort to Methodist, or wherever they’re transporting. If we can have somebody staged up near the ambulance just to assist in getting them down there.”

 9:30:20

MEDIC: “We’re getting ready to exit on the north side with the second patient.”

9:30:25

OFFICER: “I’m clear. Bring the patient out.”

9:32:16

MEDIC: “We’ve got the second patient loaded on Ambulance 72 ready for transport. Can I get a police officer available to escort them and stay with the second patient?”

9:32:30

OFFICER: “Affirmative. Standby.”

9:33:47

OFFICER: “It looks like they’re evaccing all the kids at the north end here into the school buses. Got plenty of help over here. I don’t see any kids that are stragglers outside at all.”

9:33:57

OFFICER: “OK. If you don’t mind, go ahead and do a once over again, especially the north side and the east side. Make sure we don’t have any stragglers along the wood line. Direct them over to the school bus garage, please.”

9:34:25

OFFICER: “I’m standing by for my escort vehicle for the ambulance and then I’ll be en route.”

9:34:39

OFFICER: “We’re clear.”

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