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Anchorage Police Department
Wednesday April 2nd, 2014 :: 09:22 a.m. AKDT

Advisory

Anchorage Police Arrest and Charge 2 Suspects in Mt. View Shooting

Case: 14-13192

Anchorage police have arrested and charged two suspects in connection with the shooting which occurred on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at a residence located on the 600 block of N Flower Street. The incident ultimately resulted in death of a 15-year-old female. Police have arrested and charged 28-year-old Lamar Burney and 24-year-old Jamal Townsend. They have each been charged with one count of Murder in the first degree, Murder in the second degree, Attempted Murder in the first degree and Assault in the second degree. APD Homicide Detectives continue to gather information referencing this incident and ask citizens with any information to call police at 786-8900.

Note: A criminal charge is merely an accusation of criminal wrongdoing. All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty by a court of law.

Address/Location
Anchorage Police Department
716 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 907-786-8900

Jennifer Castro
Public Affairs Unit
jcastro@muni.org
907-786-8571

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