Sunday, May 19, 2013
Man Shoots, Kills 2 in Home Invasion, Police Say
Muldoon resident Larry James, 55, called Anchorage police shortly after midnight to report that he had fired shots at two intruders.
Two people are dead following an early morning shooting in Muldoon.
According to Anchorage police, 55-year-old Larry James called police at 12:23 a.m. and told them that he had just fired shots at intruders who had entered his home at 705 Muldoon Road.
Responding officers learned that two 19-year-old men entered James’ home, and at least one of them was armed.
Intruders forced James to open his safe, but James produced a handgun and fired shots at them.
Both men suffered apparent gunshot wounds to the torso and were taken to area hospitals for treatment, however, efforts to save their lives were unsuccessful.
Larry James was also taken to a hospital for the treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Police are searching for a third suspect who they believe was part of the robbery attempt.
If you have any information, call Anchorage police at 789-8900.