Anchorage Police have identified the officer who fired the shots that killed a stabbing suspect over the weekend. 

Officer Randy Morales, who's been with the Anchorage Police Department since May 2015, shot and killed 20-year-old Zander Clark, APD says.

Clark was a suspect in a domestic violence stabbing in the parking lot of the Home Depot near Northway Mall Saturday evening. Witnesses say Clark stabbed a woman in the parking lot, then ran towards the Penland Parkway mobile home community. 

Officers gave chase, APD spokesperson Renee Oistad says, but Clark turned around-- with knife in hand-- and ran towards the officer, forcing Officer Morales to discharge his firearm.

Clark was declared deceased at the scene. 

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