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Anchorage Police Department
Friday November 15th, 2019 :: 08:14 p.m. AKST

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Update: Shooting Investigation; W 36th Ave & Iowa St; Police have cleared from the scene

Update:
The Officers with the Patrol Division and Detectives have cleared from the scene.

Original:
On 11/15/19 at around 4:21 p.m., Officers with the Patrol Division responded to the area of W 36th Avenue and Iowa Street in reference to a report of a shooting.

The preliminary investigation found that there was a meetup between at least two adult individuals where a firearm was being sold. During the transactional encounter, one adult male was shot in the upper body and has been transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. At this time, there are no other reported injuries and there have been no arrests. There are no additional details to release at this time as this is an on-going investigation.

36th Avenue is closed from Iowa Street to Northwood Drive. Detectives have responded to the scene and there will be a large police presence in the area until further notice. Please avoid the area and seek alternative routes.

If you have any information about this investigation, including surveillance video, please contact Dispatch at 3-1-1. To send an anonymous tip, you may contact Crime Stoppers at 561-STOP or online at AnchorageCrimeStoppers.com

APD Case: 19-41257

Instructions:

Update: Police have cleared from the scene.

Original: 36th Avenue is closed from Iowa Street to Northwood Drive. Detectives have responded to the scene and there will be a large police presence in the area until further notice. Please avoid the area and seek alternative routes.

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

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

Alert Details

Severity:
Unknown - Severity unknown
Urgency:
Unknown - Urgency not known
Certainty:
Unknown
Category:
Law enforcement, military, homeland and local/private security
Event:
Police Activity

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