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Man facing murder charges after Friday Mountain View shooting

Anchorage police at the scene of a homicide in the 4500 block of Mountain View Dr. Friday night.
Anchorage police at the scene of a homicide in the 4500 block of Mountain View Dr. Friday night.(Mike Ross)
Published: Nov. 6, 2020 at 10:20 PM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A man has died after police received reports of shots fired near Mount View Drive and North Bliss Street.

Police say officers responded to the incident around 8:40 p.m. Friday and found an injured adult man, identified as 33-year-old Rick F. Moa, at the 4500 block of Mountain View Drive.

According to the police investigation, gunshots were fired after an argument and altercation between Moa and suspect 52-year-old Peejay Her. Moa was transported to a local hospital but was pronounced dead.

Her is facing charges for murder, misconduct involving a weapon and evidence tampering.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with the names of the victim and suspect.

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