2 killed in Fairbanks shooting on Sunday identified

2 dead in Fairbanks shooting early Sunday
Published: Aug. 7, 2022 at 3:03 PM AKDT|Updated: Aug. 8, 2022 at 4:08 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTUU) - Two people are dead after a shooting in Fairbanks, according to a press release from the Fairbanks Police Department.

Police wrote that shortly before 2:30 a.m., the shooting transpired in an apartment in the Birchwood Homes neighborhood and that both deaths of Ricardo James Duperior, 28, and Rachel Elizabeth Wright, 18, are being investigated as homicides.

“Fairbanks Police Department is requesting that anyone in the 1200 Block area of Birchwood Homes review any home surveillance cameras that may have captured anything suspicious or any information that could be helpful to detectives,” the release stated. “We are specifically asking that residents review footage between 1:30am and 2:30am this morning.”

Anyone with more information is asked to contact Fairbanks police detectives at 907-450-6550 or fpdinvestigations@fairbanks.us.

This story has been updated with new information.

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