Anchorage police respond to 2 shootings within hours
The Anchorage Police Department responded to two separate shooting incidents between Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
Male with gunshot wound shows up to Anchorage jail for help
A man walked into the Anchorage jail Wednesday night saying that he had been shot.
At about 10:30 p.m., the Anchorage Police Department responded to a report of a male at the jail, located on E. Fourth Avenue. When officers responded to the scene, they found a 29-year-old male with a gunshot wound to his arm, according to an APD release. The man was transported to a local hospital with a non-life-threatening injury, police say.
The victim said he was shot “by unknown suspects” while in his vehicle on N. Park Street near Peterkin Avenue in Mountain View, APD says. When officers responded to the scene of the alleged shooting, they found multiple shell casings.
Police say no suspects have been identified and no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call APD at 786-8900 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 561-STOP.
Police arrest 2 suspects in connection with robbery and shooting at midtown residence
A victim was taken to the hospital after being wounded in a robbery and shooting in midtown Anchorage early Thursday morning.
At about 1:30 a.m., APD responded to a report of a shooting at the 900 block of E. 45th Court. When officers arrived, they found a 27-year-old woman inside the apartment with a gunshot wound to the upper torso. She was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition, police say.
The woman told APD that she knew the three assailants. The male and two females arrived at the apartment that night and an altercation ensued, police say. The three suspects then fled the scene in a white pickup truck.
Anchorage police remained on-scene for hours collecting evidence. Based on information from the victim and other witnesses, officers were able to apprehend two of the three suspects at a hotel in downtown Anchorage. Both were taken to police headquarters for questioning.
Holly Myres was charged with first-degree robbery, first-degree assault and fourth-degree misconduct involving a controlled substance. The 33-year-old was transported to the Anchorage jail. Her bail was set at $10,000 cash/corporate with a court-approved third-party custodian.
The other suspect, 24-year-old Amanda Milliman was charged with first-degree robbery. She was also taken to the Anchorage jail. Her bail was set at $5,500.
Anyone with information on the shooting or the whereabouts of the third suspect is asked to call APD at 786-8900 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 561-STOP.
This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.
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