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Anchorage police investigating Mountain View shooting that sent minor to the hospital

Anchorage police investigating shots fired in Mountain View
Published: Jan. 21, 2022 at 9:46 PM AKST
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The Anchorage police investigated a report of shots being fired in the Mountain View neighborhood Friday night.

According to a community alert, police responded to North Bliss Street to a report of shots fired. The street was closed between Thompson Avenue and Parsons Avenue, but has since been reopened.

Police reported that a juvenile female victim was shot in the upper body and taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Officers believe this was an isolated incident, though it is still under investigation. According to the release, a crime scene team responded to process the scene.

“There have been no arrests at this time, and this is an active investigation,” police wrote in the release.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call police dispatch at 311 or leave an anonymous tip at anchoragecrimestoppers.com.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include additional information.

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