Anchorage Police are investigating a shooting at a Spenard hotel that sent one man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries Sunday night.

APD spokesperson MJ Thim said at 9:02, a caller reported a shooting at the Alex Hotel located at 4613 Spenard Road.

When police arrived they found an adult male who was shot inside a room. He was then taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Detectives believe the shooting was drug-related, not random.

There is no suspect information to release at this time, Thim said. 

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to call Police Dispatch at 786-8900 (press “0” for an operator).  To remain anonymous you may contact Crime Stoppers at 561-STOP or online at

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