Eagle River man shot after confronting prowler

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – An Eagle River man was shot as he confronted a prowler outside his home.

Anchorage police say the shot was fired early Thursday by a man in a parked car. The prowler after the shooting got into the red compact car and fled.

Police took a call on the shooting at about 3:30 a.m. Thursday.

Officers drove to Regency Drive in Eagle River and found the resident with a gunshot wound to his upper body.

He was taken to a hospital with injuries that police describe as non-life-threatening.

The shooting victim described the prowler as a white man about 6 feet tall wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt and jeans.

The post Eagle River man shot after confronting prowler appeared first on Newstalk 750 – 103.7 KFQD.



Copper River Salmon arrive in Seattle Alaska unemployment rate stays at 7.3 percent for April Corrections Department detects mumps cases at Bethel jail Alaska to delay some Medicaid payments as funding runs out Alaska lawmakers approve funding to test rape kits Police arrest suspect in street shooting what wounded 2