UPDATE: Woman arrested after police say gun went off, hitting passenger

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ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - 10 p.m. Update:

Anchorage police said Wednesday night that detectives have arrested and charged 31-year-old Allison Hendrickson in connection with a shooting Tuesday night.

Hendrickson was booked with Assault I, Misconduct Involving a Weapon II and III, and Reckless Endangerment, according to APD.

Police say Hendrickson was the female passenger in the Dodge pickup truck Tuesday night on Tolsona Circle. In a community alert, they say she was intoxicated and manipulating a handgun that went off and hit another individual inside the vehicle.

Hendrickson was taken into custody Wednesday afternoon when she attempted to turn herself in at the Anchorage Jail on an unrelated outstanding warrant for a probation violation on an original Assault II charge, police said.

Original Story:

One man is in police custody following a series of events Tuesday night that left one man injured with a gunshot wound, and an unrelated vehicle with some substantial damage.

According to a community alert issued by the Anchorage Police Department, Peter Kozeroff Jr., 39, was arrested for a slew of charges after he and another man arrived at a local hospital to treat a gunshot wound.

In the APD report, they say the events leading to the arrest began earlier on the night of Nov. 21 on the 9900 block of Tolsona Circle.

There, Kozeroff was behind the wheel of a Dodge pickup truck with two passengers, a man and a woman, neither of whom have been named by police.

At some point, police say, a gun was fired within the truck cab, hitting the unnamed male passenger in the arm. "That bullet also traveled into a nearby occupied home," police wrote in a statement, adding that no one else was injured by the bullet.

The truck then drove off, and was reported to police. A short time later, the truck "side-swiped" a Dodge Durango that was stopped at a red light at a Dimond Blvd. intersection. No one in the Durango were injured, police say.

After that, the woman passenger apparently got out of the truck and walked away. Kozeroff and the injured man then drove to the hospital, where they were questioned and eventually arrested.

Police specified that, in regards to the shooting itself, no arrests have been made. At this time it is not clear who fired the gun inside the truck.

Instead, Kozeroff was arrested for theft, driving under the influence, failure to register as a sex offender, leaving the scene of an accident, and driving without a license.

The other man, who has not been identified, was treated for the gunshot wound to the arm. He was released from the hospital some time later.

Police are still looking to speak with the woman who was riding with the two men.

This story will be updated if any further developments are made.