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A man is dead following a shots fired call in Northeast Anchorage

A man is dead following a shots fired call in Northeast Anchorage Monday morning.
A man is dead following a shots fired call in Northeast Anchorage Monday morning.(KTUU)
Published: Jan. 11, 2021 at 5:47 AM AKST
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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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