1 person shot by 'acquaintance' in early morning shooting, APD says

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ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - A shooting early Wednesday morning on C Street left one person in the hospital, and another person is now being sought by police for pulling the trigger.

According to an APD community alert issued after 1 a.m. Wednesday, the shooting took place near C Street and West 19th Avenue.

There, two people got into some kind of "altercation" which resulted in gunfire. The victim was found by people in the area, and the suspected shooter left the scene.

APD said that the shooting suspect and the victim were "acquaintances," and that the shooting was not a random event.

No suspect description was available. Police are asking for any witnesses to come forward.

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