ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Update: Sunday night
Anchorage Police have arrested 30-year-old Rachel T.D. Epperson on charges of attempted murder, assault and manslaughter in connection with the shooting death of an as-of-yet unidentified adult male victim Saturday night.
APD says Epperson has been taken into custody and remanded to Anchorage Correctional Complex.
Update: Sunday morning
Anchorage Police say a man who was brought to an Anchorage hospital with a life-threatening gunshot wound Saturday night has died.
APD are now investigating the shooting, believed to have taken place in the area of 7th Avenue and Klevin Street in the Russian Jack Park neighborhood, as a homicide.
The identity of the victim has not yet been released, pending notification to next of kin.
Original story: Saturday night
The Anchorage Police Department is investigating after a man was brought to a local hospital with a life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper body. APD is still working to determine where the shooting actually happened.
Shortly after 9 p.m. Saturday, an APD officer who was stopped near Bragaw and the Glenn Highway reported hearing several gunshots. Shortly after, APD dispatch began receiving calls from people reporting hearing gunshots in the area of 7th Ave. and Klevin Street.
A local hospital reported the man with the life-threatening gunshot wound around 9:20. Officers are still working to determine whether the man's injury is related to the gunshots heard earlier in the night.
No arrests have been made and several officers are investigating in the Mountain View area. Anyone with information regarding the shooting, to include surveillance footage, is asked to call Police Dispatch at 3-1-1 (option #1).
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