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Anchorage Police Department
Saturday April 26th, 2014 :: 09:38 a.m. AKDT


Downtown Shooting Sends Three to Hospital

APD Case: 14-16749

Anchorage Police responded to a shooing with multiple victims outside a downtown nightclub early this morning.

On Saturday, April 26, 2014, at about 2:34 AM, APD received a call of a shooting outside of the Soraya Club, located at 420 W. 3rd Avenue. Witnesses told police of a disturbance that began inside the Soraya Club and came to an end outside of the club in the Sunshine Mall parking lot after about 60 patrons got into a physical altercation. Multiple shots were fired striking three vicitms.

A 22-year old female suffered gunshot wounds to her lower torso area and was transported by medics to a local hospital where she is listed in critical condition. Two males, both 21 years of age, were taken to a local hospital by an acquaintance; one was suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen, the other had a gunshot wound to the leg. Both of the young men are expected to live. The victim’s names are being withheld at this time for investigative purposes.

APD’s Crime Scene Team was called to the area to process the scene and collect evidence. Several witnesses are in the process of being interviewed at APD headquarters. No one has been charged at this time.

If you have information as to the identity of the shooters in this incident, call Anchorage Police at 786-8900. To remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward, submit a tip through Crime Stoppers at or call 561-STOP.

Anchorage Police Department
716 W 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

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

Anita Shell
Public Affairs Unit

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