APD Investigates Midtown Shooting
Anchorage Police Department
October 22, 2013
Contact: Jennifer Castro
APD Public Information Officer
Subject: APD Investigates Midtown Shooting
Just after 11:30 a.m. Anchorage Police responded to a reported shooting in the business area of 5700 Old Seward Highway. Police discovered a male victim who had been shot in the foot and the victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The preliminary investigation indicates that the male victim was confronted by at least three males in the parking lot of one of the businesses. A verbal altercation began and one shot was fired in the parking lot. It was reported that the male victim took off on foot heading northbound on Old Seward and was followed by the other males on foot. Additional shots were fired in another nearby business parking lot and the male suspects fled the scene in multiple vehicles.
Anchorage Police are asking anyone with information on the shooting to call APD at 786-8900.
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