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Homicide investigation underway after man dies from injuries in downtown Anchorage stabbing

Homicide investigation underway after man dies from injuries in downtown Anchorage stabbing
Published: Jun. 3, 2022 at 3:10 AM AKDT|Updated: Jun. 3, 2022 at 1:18 PM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - A homicide investigation is underway after a stabbing in downtown Anchorage early Friday morning.

According to an advisory from the police, around 1:30 a.m. officers responded to reports of a fight between two men on West Fourth Avenue, between C and D streets, where one stabbed the other in the upper body.

The victim was taken to a local hospital, where he died from his injuries.

One man was taken into custody and questioned by detectives.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are still under investigation, but police say it appears to be an isolated incident.

West Fourth Avenue was closed between C and D streets after the incident but has since reopened.

This story has been updated with additional information.

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