Police release the name of the man found dead following a shooting near Russian Jack Park

Published: Nov. 20, 2020 at 8:00 PM AKST|Updated: Nov. 23, 2020 at 10:41 AM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - One man is dead after a Friday evening shooting, Anchorage police say. Police are investigating it as a homicide.

Police say 38-years-old Jared Ward was shot in his upper body in the shooting that took place in the 4600 block of East 4th Avenue.

Around 6:30 p.m. Friday, patrol division officers responded to shots fired in the Russian Jack Park neighborhood.

APD said they found an adult man dead with trauma to his upper body. They are asking people to avoid the area while the investigation occurs.

Anyone with information or surveillance video is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 561-STOP. Also if you have surveillance footage, please call 3-1-1.

Correction: This story has been updated to correctly identify the neighborhood to Russian Jack Park instead of Mountain View.

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