Bronson Gooch, the Indianapolis victim of a Wednesday hit-and-run, has died in the hospital as a result of his injuries.
Gooch, 33, was riding his bicycle 30th and Shadeland Avenue at about 12:30 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle fled the scene.
Investigators say suspect’s vehicle was a 1990-1995 Chevy Astro Van or GMC Safari of an unknown color. The vehicle will have heavy front end damage, including on the hood and windshield.
Gooch was taken to a nearby hospital in critical condition. He died Friday morning, a spokesperson with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department said. Officers with Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department could not find Gooch’s bicycle at the scene. Police believe the bicycle was either stuck to the suspect’s vehicle, or somebody stopped to pick it up. source
Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact police at 911.
Gooch’s family and friends took to Facebook to remember him:
“Please keep Bronson Gooch in your prayers. Im so sick about this. Why would anyone do this to this him. He was a good man and a good friend of mine. This really has me kinda messed up this morning. I had heard about someone getting hit on 30th and shadeland. But i didn’t know it was Bronson until this morning when i really paid attention to the news. God this hurts!! Going to see him today…I HAVE TO GO SEE HIM TODAY….. LORD PLEASE HAVE MERCY ON HIS LIFE. They said if he pulled threw he would be brain dead WELL THAT’S NOT PULLING THREW!!! I’M GOING AND I’M TAKING THE REAL DOCTOR WITH ME AND I’M GOING TO PLEAD THE BLOOD OF JESUS OVER HIS LIFE UNTIL THE HOSPITAL FLOORS SHAKE!!!”