APD names suspect in shots fired call near Old Seward & 36th

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - APD has identified the suspect of an incident in which shots were fired in the area of 36th Avenue and Old Seward Highway.

APD says that the suspect is 29-year-old Steven M. Bonds. He was remanded at the Anchorage Jail under charges of misconduct involving a weapon, assault, and reckless endangerment.

Police say School Resource Officers noticed a maroon Pontiac Aztek leave the area at a high rate of speed.

The SROs notified Dispatch and additional officers from the Patrol Division responded to the scene.

The suspect's vehicle was found abandoned behind the University Center. Officers developed a suspect description and began searching the area.

The suspect was found in the area of 42nd Avenue and Ingra Street.

He was taken into custody and transported to headquarters for questioning by detectives.

There were no injuries.

A majority of the officers have left the area. A few officers will remain in the area as the investigation continues.

Original Story
The Anchorage Police Department is investigating a shots fired call near Old Seward Highway & 36th Avenue.

According to APD Communications Director, MJ Thim, two school resource officers were patrolling the area of Old Seward and 36th when they heard shots fired.

Thim said the officers noticed a suspicious vehicle leave the area at a high rate of speed. That's when they called in additional officers to respond. Police located that same vehicle, abandoned behind the University Center.

There are no reports of injuries or road closures, just a large police presence as officers search for the person or persons involved.

Police ask the public to follow officer's instructions as they continue to investigate and search the area.

This is a developing story.

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