APD: Teens trash Anchorage Carrs Safeway store, shoot employee
Anchorage Police officers responded to a shooting at the Carrs Safeway location on Northern Lights Blvd. and Minnesota Drive early Saturday morning after a group of teens trashed the inside of the store and shot an employee.
“A group of unruly teenagers were [sic] fighting inside the store; breaking merchandise and even one urinating in the aisles,” the Anchorage Police Department wrote in a release sent around 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Shortly before 6:45 a.m. Saturday, one of the teens pulled out a gun and shot a store employee who attempted to get the group to leave the store.
One resident of the area reported hearing four gunshots around the same time.
The employee received “non-life threatening injuries” and was taken to a local hospital.
Police did not give any further detail but said they are continuing to investigate. No suspect descriptions have been offered at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call APD at (907) 786-8900.