UPDATE: Suspect arrested in shooting at Williwaw Elementary

Published: Jul. 2, 2019 at 8:48 PM AKDT
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UPDATE (July 3, 2019):

Anchorage police have arrested a suspect in the shooting of a teen at Williwaw Elementary School.

Police identified the suspect as 22-year-old John-Rexie Lagman.

APD says they questioned Lagman before placing him under arrest.

He faces multiple charges including Assault 1 and Reckless Endangerment.

The investigation is on-going.

Original Story (July 2, 2019):

A teenager was shot at the basketball court of Williwaw Elementary School on Tuesday after an altercation and is now in the hospital with “life-threatening injuries.”

The young man was with a group of juveniles at the school when someone pulled a gun and shot several rounds.

The teenager was shot at least once and collapsed on the 4400-block of San Ernesto, where a witness called the police.

The Williwaw Elementary playground is closed until further notice.

The incident occurred at 6:47 p.m.

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