Whiskey Bottle Dispute


by Katelynn VanVekoven

Men fall in channel when fighting over bottle

Two men had to be pulled from Gastineau Channel in Juneau after getting in a fight over a whiskey bottle.

KINY-AM radio says the Coast Guard was notified by a 911 dispatcher about 7 p.m. Tuesday that two men had
fallen in the channel from a pier near the downtown library.Authorities say the men had been fighting over a whiskey bottle.

One man was found clinging to the pier. The other was found
swimming in the channel.

Coast Guard Station Juneau launched a small boat and recovered
the man swimming in the channel. People on shore helped the other man to safety. Both men were taken to the hospital to get checked out.

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