Bullet shatters man’s dresser; police arrest neighbor

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A man suspected of firing shots in his backyard, including one that penetrated a neighbor’s wall, has been charged with weapons misconduct.

Anchorage police say 49-year-old Fredrick Knipe is also charged with violating conditions of release. He’s jailed in Anchorage. Online court documents do not list his attorney.

A neighbor at around 8:30 p.m. Tuesday reported he was sitting on his bed at his home in east Anchorage when he heard shots.

One round passed through the wall of his mobile home and shattered a dresser mirror.

Police determined the shots had been fired by Knipe from his yard behind the man’s home.

Police seized the gun fired by Knipe and a second gun inside Knipe’s home that had been reported stolen in a 2016 home burglary.

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