Troopers name officers involved, hurt in deadly Fairbanks shooting

 Alaska State Troopers (KTUU News)
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Published: Jun. 18, 2019 at 1:17 PM AKDT
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Alaska State Troopers have named the Troopers involved in a


Tuesday the Alaska State Troopers wrote that Trooper Brian Hibbs is the officer who fired his weapon at 48-year-old Shawn Wilson of Fairbanks. Trooper Derek Cottle, who used less-lethal force in the incident, was injured.

Troopers say they were serving a warrant on a home in North Fairbanks at about 5 a.m. on Saturday, June 15, when the shooting happened.

Hibbs is an 8-year veteran of the Alaska Department of Public Safety, while Cottle has been with the department for 7 months after spending about 8 years with Fairbanks Airport Police and Fire.

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