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Anchorage Police Department
Thursday February 18th, 2016 :: 05:34 a.m. AKST


Police Investigating Fatal Shooting and Possible Home Invasion on Orchard Place

Just after 4:30 a.m. Anchorage police received a report that a home invasion had occurred at a residence on the 1800 block of Orchard Place. It was reported to police that one of the home occupants had fired multiple shots at one of the home invaders.

Police responded to the scene and located a male with gunshot wounds outside of the residence. He was pronounced deceased at the scene by medics.

Police are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the event. APD's Crime Scene Team and Detectives are responding to investigate further. 

Additional information will be released as it comes available. 

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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