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 Man Charged in Early Morning Shooting 


Police Department

Anchorage Police Department

Press Release

January 1, 2014

Contact:  Jennifer Castro

APD Public Information Officer

786-8571 Office





Subject: Man Charged in Early Morning Shooting
Case: 14-00014

At 12:56 a.m. on January 1, 2014 APD Dispatch received a report of an accidental shooting that occurred inside a residence on the 7300 block of Woburn Circle. When police and medics responded they discovered an adult male who had reportedly been shot by another male at the residence. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is in stable but serious condition. Anchorage police have arrested and charged 23-year-old Chad Andrew Vansickle with Assault in the first degree, and Misconduct Involving Weapons in the fourth and fifth degree. Police believe alcohol was a factor in the shooting.





Note:      A criminal charge is merely an accusation of criminal wrongdoing.  All persons charged with crimes are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty by a court of law. 

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