Domestic violence involved in Burlington murder-suicide, police say

Published: Aug. 8, 2022 at 5:18 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 8, 2022 at 6:08 PM EDT
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BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) - Police say a deadly shooting in Burlington had domestic violence components.

Burlington police are still investigating what led to the tragedy two weeks ago on North Winooski Avenue.

Police say Mikal Dixon, 27, shot and killed Kayla Noonan, 22, and himself.

Dixon also shot and severely injured another 22-year-old woman. She is is still in the hospital.

Police say the shooter knew both victims and there was quote, “an amorous relationship” involved.

Police say for the full picture, they need to talk to the surviving victim.

“It’s a delicate situation. This is somebody who has been through a lot. The ability to do the things we need to do to understand what occurred, we have to be cognizant of that. We have to be compassionate and caring about that and those take a backseat to worrying about a timetable for that,” Burlington Acting Police Chief Jon Murad said.

Police are not releasing the name of the surviving victim.

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