Barrow man killed in officer-involved shooting was volunteer fire official, nephew of lawmaker

A North Slope Borough Police officer shot and killed a 36-year-old Barrow man while responding to a “call for officer assistance” early this morning, according to the borough. The borough identified the deceased as Vincent Nageak III, a volunteer fire department official and nephew of Rep. Ben Nageak.

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