Police in Utqiagvik are searching for an "armed and dangerous" man who is believed to have information on a shooting that took place Sunday morning, authorities say.

Sunday afternoon, the North Slope Borough Police Department went to Facebook to warn the public of Asiagin Dana Ahmaogak who is wanted for questioning in the shooting that happened just before 8 a.m.


"Residents are urged not to approach Ahmaogak as he is considered armed and dangerous," police wrote in the Facebook post. 

No other information was immediately available including if there were any victims or injuries that may have occurred in the shooting. 

Anyone who knows Ahmaogak's whereabouts or has information about the shooting is asked to call the North Slope Borough Police Department at 907-852-6111.

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