East Anchorage trailer park shooting victim dies in hospital
A 39-year-old man shot in an East Anchorage trailer park on May 11 has died, according to police. The shooting is now being investigated as a homicide.
The Anchorage Police Department was first notified at 7:04 p.m. on May 11 of a disturbance between multiple people in a trailer park on the 700 block of Muldoon Road, followed quickly by reports of shots fired in the area.
“Almost immediately after that, we got a report of a male victim who was struck by the gunfire,” said Sgt. Shaun Henry with APD.
The victim, later identified as David French, was transported to a nearby hospital on May 11 and died May 28 from his wounds, according to APD spokeswoman Renee Oistad.
Police found multiple bullet holes in at least two trailers and a vehicle. Two other vehicles were reportedly at the scene during the shooting and were impounded, but Oistad said no suspects have been identified.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to called APD Det. Scott Niwa at 786-8891 or CrimeStoppers at 561-STOP.
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