UPDATE: Spenard shooting leaves 1 customer wounded and 1 employee in custody

On Nov. 15, 2017, APD investigates a shooting case at Determine Design, along Northern Lights...
On Nov. 15, 2017, APD investigates a shooting case at Determine Design, along Northern Lights Boulevard. (Photo by Shawn Wilson / KTUU) (KTUU)
Published: Nov. 15, 2017 at 2:35 PM AKST
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Update - Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017:

Wednesday afternoon, an adult male victim was reportedly shot in the torso at Determine Design, an architecture business along W Northern Lights Boulevard.

According to Renee Oistad, spokesperson with APD, initial indications point towards the victim being a customer and the shooting suspect being an employee.

Oistad elaborated, saying the department believes the victim went to Determine Design, in order to discuss a project the business was working on for him. A male employee and the victim began arguing over payment, and Oistad says this was when "the employee produced a gun and shot the victim once in the torso."

Since this is an active investigation, APD will not go into detail about "what went on" in the office.

After the shooting, Oistad says the suspect called 9-1-1 immediately. And when officers arrived on scene, the employee was "cooperative" and taken into custody "without incident."

Oistad adds that the victim is expected to survive his torso wound, but remains in the hospital currently.

At this time, no charges have been filed, and APD continues to withhold suspect and victim identification.

This is an ongoing investigation. The story will be updated when more details are provided.
Original Story - Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017:

A shooting suspect was apprehended Wednesday afternoon, after the suspect called the Anchorage Police Department to report that he had shot someone.

According to Renee Oistad, spokesperson with APD, police dispatch received the notification at 1:36 p.m. And officers responded to Determine Design, an architecture business at 903 W Northern Lights Boulevard.

When officers arrived on scene, Oistad says the suspect was taken into custody "without incident." He will be transported to APD for further questioning.

Inside the business, APD officers found an adult male victim with a torso gunshot wound. Oistad says the victim was transported to the hospital, but his condition remains "unknown," currently.

At this moment, the department has not released any suspect and victim identification; however, Oistad states that the department thinks this was


a random event.