A man is dead following a shots fired call in Northeast Anchorage
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Anchorage police say a man is dead after they responded to a call of shots fired near the 5900-block of E. 6th Avenue early Monday morning.
Police say they got the call around 1:50 a.m. Once on scene, officers found a man outside with gunshot wounds to his upper body. Police say he was taken to the hospital for treatment but died from his wounds a short time later.
Police say the case is now being investigated as a homicide.
Police have not released information about a suspect. They are calling on the public to share any information they have about the case by calling police dispatch at 3-1-1.
Police say those in the area can expect law enforcement in the area for a while as they process the scene.
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