UPDATE: APD cancels call to locate suspect vehicle in Fairview shooting

From Anchorage Police Department

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) — Update: Tuesday, Sept. 11

At 4:15 a.m., APD said in an emailed alert that it is cancelling the call-out to locate the maroon Ford Explorer thought to have been used in Monday's shooting.

Police did not specify if the vehicle had been found, or if the locate was cancelled for another reason.

Update: Tuesday, Sept. 11

APD has released a photograph of a vehicle believed to have been used in Monday's shooting at the Black Angus Inn in Fairview.

The photo is of a 1998 maroon Ford Expedition with license plate JFD440, taken from video surveillance footage.

Police ask anyone who sees the vehicle occupied to call 911, or 311 if unoccupied.

Original story: Monday, Sept. 10

Anchorage Police are responding to a shooting in front of the Black Angus Inn in Fairview. A police spokesperson said one victim has been taken to the hospital with at least one gunshot wound to the lower body.

The shooting was reported at 4:20 p.m.

Police say a vehicle driven by a man pulled up in front of the hotel in a vehicle. A man walked up to the vehicle and spoke to the driver, who then got out of the vehicle. The two got into "some type of altercation," police wrote in a Nixle alert, and the driver shot the victim, got into his vehicle and drove away.

No one has yet been arrested, and police say it did not appear to be a random event.

The victim's condition is not known at this time.



 
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