Police investigate fatal shooting in Spenard neighborhood

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Published: May. 29, 2023 at 11:06 AM AKDT|Updated: May. 31, 2023 at 11:21 AM AKDT
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - Anchorage police are investigating a fatal shooting in the Spenard neighborhood that occurred early on the morning of Memorial Day.

According to the Anchorage Police Department, police responded to a Spenard Road shooting around 12:30 a.m. Monday and found a man with upper body injuries. Police say the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police closed Oregon Street between Spenard Road and 37th Avenue to process the scene. Police say they are investigating leads but there are currently no suspects.

“The motive, and any relationship between the parties involved, are under investigation; however, police believe this to be an isolated incident and not random,” police wrote.

On Wednesday, Anchorage police identified the victim as 34-year-old Shnon Choi and said next-of-kin notification procedures were completed.

This article has been updated with additional information.