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Anchorage Police Department
Wednesday April 30th, 2014 :: 10:38 a.m. AKDT


Police Investigate Early Morning Shooting in East Anchorage

Case: 14-17317

At 12:46 a.m. Anchorage Police received a call from a citizen reporting a disturbance on a bike trail between Edward Street and the Mayflower Trailer Court near Boniface Pkwy. Dispatch also received a call from a citizen who reported hearing shots fired in the same area. Police then received a call from a female citizen reporting her boyfriend had been shot outside while walking through the trailer court.

At 12:50 a.m. Police arrived on scene and located a male victim with a gunshot wound to the leg. The male was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. It was reported to police that a female and male were walking through the trailer park and heard a disturbance going on at nearby trail. They heard shots fired and vehicles leaving the area. They then realized that the male had been shot and had no suspect information to provide to police. The incident remains under investigation and no one has been arrested or charged in connection to the shooting at this time.

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

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

Jennifer Castro
Public Affairs Unit

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