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Anchorage Police Department
Tuesday December 5th, 2017 :: 08:30 a.m. AKST
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Child death investigation; 5700 blk Rocky Mountain Court

On 12/05/17 12:24 a.m., Dispatch received a report of child death in the 5700 block of Rocky Mountain Court.
 
The preliminary investigation found the child died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The child found the gun inside the drawer of a bedroom nightstand.
 
The victim has been identified as Christian Johnnson (5-years-old).
 
This is a death investigation. The case will be referred to the Anchorage District Attorney’s Office for possible charges.
 
This is a tragic reminder about gun safety and children. Don’t leave guns unattended and easily accessible, use a gun lock or secure guns in a safe.
 
APD Case: 17-49834
 

Address/Location
Anchorage Police Department
4501 Elmore Road
Anchorage, AK 99507

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

MJ Thim
Public Information
mthim@muni.org
907-786-8571

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