Shots fired in REI parking lot, man wanted
Anchorage Police are looking for a suspect who fired a gun at a woman in the Midtown REI parking lot Thursday afternoon.
APD spokesperson MJ Thim said just before 1:30 p.m., there was a fight between a man and a woman in the REI parking lot located at 12000 West Northern Lights Boulevard. During the fight, the man pulled out a gun and fired at the woman, who walked off; got into a vehicle, which then drove off.
"There is no indication at this time of a shooting victim," Thim said. "Officers are currently searching for the adult male."
The male is described as a white or light-skinned black male who is 5-foot-6 with black hair. He was wearing a large black winter coat with a gray hood.
He was last seen walking on Spenard Road in front of Northrim Bank -- headed towards Koot's. Thim said officers would like to talk to him about the shooting.
Anyone with information, including surveillance video is asked to call Police Dispatch at 786-8900 (press “0” to reach an operator). To remain anonymous you may contact Crime Stoppers at 561-STOP.
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