Troopers investigate home break-in, assault and shooting in Delta Junction

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DELTA JUNCTION, Alaska (KTUU) - Troopers in Alaska are investigating a shooting incident on Wednesday, that brought one man to the hospital with an abdominal gunshot wound.

According to a dispatch issued on Jan. 31, the incident began when a Delta Junction woman called troopers at around 3:30 p.m., claiming a man had broken into her house and was assaulting her husband.

The woman, identified by troopers as Cindy Funderbunk, 59, said that James Lyle Mead, 52, had broken into her home. Some kind of physical altercation broke out between Mead and the woman's husband, 64-year-old Travis Funderburk.

Troopers say that, at some point during the incident, Mead was shot in the abdomen. It is not clear who shot Mead, and no charges have been filed yet in the incident.

Mead was transported to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital for treatment of the wound. Troopers say the investigation is continuing.



 
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