South Lyon police: Arrest made in fatal shooting of teen

Victim’s father also injured in shooting

Dylan Stamper. (Family of Dylan Stamper)

SOUTH LYON, Mich. – Police in South Lyon have made an arrest in the shooting that killed a 17-year-old boy and injured his father earlier this week.

South Lyon police said Friday that a 19-year-old subject has been taken into custody and is currently being held at the Oakland County Jail. The investigation is being reviewed by the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office. The suspect has not been identified.

UPDATE: A 19-year-old subject responsible for the shooting and death of 17-year-old South Lyon resident Dylan Stamper...

Posted by South Lyon Police Department on Friday, January 1, 2021

The South Lyon Police Department, assisted by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, was investigating the suspected homicide that happened overnight on Thursday in the 300 block of E. Liberty Street.

Police said a 17-year-old South Lyon resident was shot and died during the incident. A second victim, his father who is 43-years-old was critically wounded and is in critical but stable condition at a local hospital. Police identified the 17-year-old victim as Dylan Stamper. The family has started a GoFundMe.

No other information surrounding the circumstances of the shooting has been made available.

Both agencies are pursuing all leads and information has been developed on a possible suspect that is being followed up on by detectives. Any tips should be directed to the South Lyon Police Department at 248-587-2775.

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