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UPDATE: Victim identified in Irwin Street homicide

 APD officers detain 26-year-old David Dumpson near the intersection of 5th Avenue and I Street. Sunday, May 24, 2020 (Image from KTUU Viewer)
APD officers detain 26-year-old David Dumpson near the intersection of 5th Avenue and I Street. Sunday, May 24, 2020 (Image from KTUU Viewer) (KTUU)
Published: May. 24, 2020 at 10:28 AM AKDT
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Update: May 26, 2020

Anchorage police have identified the victim as 19-year-old Andrew Alston.

Update: 2:22 p.m.

A 26-year-old Anchorage man is charged with murder, attempted murder and assault after an altercation between a group of people at a Mountain View residence culminated in gunshots, leaving one man dead and another with life-threatening injuries early Sunday.

Anchorage Police say that a vehicle matching the description of the shooting suspect's was stopped by an officer with the Impaired Driving Enforcement Unit at the intersection of 5th Avenue and I Street.

Amateur video submitted to KTUU taken from the Hotel Captain Cook at 1:21 a.m. Sunday appears to show the traffic stop and subsequent arrest by Anchorage Police just 10 minutes after APD responded to the scene of the shooting on the 300-block of Irwin Street in Mountain View.

The video shows an adult passenger being detained. Additional video shows three young juveniles being taken from the vehicle after the two adults are detained.

APD says there were four juveniles in the vehicle at the time, all of whom were safely turned over to the care of a family member.

After being questioned by homicide detectives, 26-year-old David Dumpson was arrested and charged with first and second degree murder, attempted murder, and assault. He was remanded to Anchorage Correctional Complex.

The identity of the shooting victim has not yet been released pending notification to family.

Original story:

One man is dead and another hospitalized with life threatening injuries after an altercation between a group of people at a Mountain View residence culminated in gunshots early Sunday morning.

According to Anchorage Police, officers with the Patrol Division and paramedics responded to the 300-block of Irwin Street near Peterkin Avenue in Mountain View around 1:15 Sunday morning regarding reports of a shooting.

APD's preliminary investigation found that shots were fired after a fight broke out between a group of adults inside a residence.

A male suspect fled the scene accompanied by a female.

One adult male was declared deceased as the result of a gunshot wound to the upper body. Another adult male victim was taken to the hospital to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A female victim was evaluated by paramedics for non-life threatening, non-gunshot related injuries.

Minutes later, an officer with APD's Impaired Driving Enforcement Unit pulled over the suspect vehicle on 5th Avenue.

The male suspect driver and female passenger were detained and are being questioned by homicide detectives.

APD says the motive is under investigation, but the shooting is believed to be an isolated incident.

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