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Anchorage Police Department
Monday February 10th, 2020 :: 01:20 p.m. AKST

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UPDATE - E 13th is being cleared, it is safe to return to the area.

Update:
It has been determined the suspect left the area prior to police arrival.  It has been confirmed that he is not inside the residence; no arrests have been made at this time.

The police perimeter is being broken down and it is safe to return to the area.  For those who were evacuated, thank you for your cooperation and patience while we worked the scene.

Original:
At 11:13 AM on February 10, 2020, APD responded to a residence on the 400-block of E 13th Avenue in reference to a disturbance with a weapon.  There are no reports of any injuries at this time and police are in the process of contacting those who are involved.
 
There is a large police presence in the area and E 13th Avenue is currently closed between Denali and Fairbanks. Please follow officer’s instructions if you are on the area.  If you don’t need to be in the vicinity, please avoid it and seek alternative routes until further notice. 
 
Also, we ask the public and the media to refrain from posting/publishing photos and/or video of the scene until the situation is over. Showing tactical positions and movements in these types of situations can put the public and officers’ safety at risk.
 
We appreciate the community's cooperation and understanding during our response and we will keep you informed of any new developments.
 
APD Case: 20-4989
 

Instructions:

E 13th between Denali and Fairbanks has been opened. It is safe to return to the area.

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:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Unknown
Category:
Law enforcement, military, homeland and local/private security
Event:
Police Activity

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