Police investigating multiple overnight shootings
Anchorage Police are investigating two overnight shootings that sent three people to the hospital -- one with serious injuries.
The first call about shots fired cam in around 3 a.m., according to APD spokesperson MJ Thim. The caller reported hearing multiple shots in the 7900 block of Old Seward Highway. Officers arrived to the scene but didn't find any victims.
Later on, police were notified that two people were sent to a local hospital with gunshot wounds, one of them had life-threatening-injuries.
"The preliminary investigation found that multiple people were in a parking lot when multiple shots were fired," Thim said. "Officers with the Patrol Division did not find any victims at the scene."
Detectives believe there were multiple people at the scene when the shooting happened and the victims were taken to the hospital by friends.
The second call came in around 5:20 a.m. when someone reported hearing shots fired in the 3500 block of West 88th Avenue, Thim said.
Police found that there was a party inside the residence when an adult male was shot in the lower body. He was then rushed to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Alcohol is believed to be a factor.
Anyone with information about these investigations is asked to contact Dispatch at 907-786-8900 or you can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 907-561-STOP.