Man Shot, Killed in Home Northeast of Fairbanks

Alaska State Troopers say a 29-year-old man was shot and killed in his home northeast of Fairbanks and officers are investigating a claim of self-defense.

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by Associated Press

FAIRBANKS- Alaska State Troopers say a 29-year-old man was shot and killed in his home northeast of Fairbanks and officers are investigating a claim of self-defense.


Troopers say Tommy Patton died in his Tungsten Trail home off the Steese Highway between Fairbanks and Fox.


Troopers took a call on the shooting at 12:16 a.m. Sunday.


They have identified the shooter and say the shooter knew Patton.


Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen reports that other people were in the home when Patton was shot.


A handgun was recovered.


No arrest has been made.