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Police Fear Holiday Weekend Could Spark Rise in Crime After an Overnight Shooting in Mountain View
ANCHORAGE - Shortly before 10pm Thursday shots rang out in a north Anchorage neighborhood. Callers told police three men had got into an altercation that escalated near the corner of Peterkin and N. Klevin street.
Castro says shortly after the start of the investigation APD got a call that a person with reported gunshot wounds had checked themselves into a local hospital.
"Police went to the hospital to follow up with that victim however that person did not want to provide police with any information or details about how they received their gunshot wounds," said Castro.
Descriptions given at the scene report that two black males fled wearing dark colored pants or shorts and a white T-shirt.
With not much to go on, police say the shooter or shooters who fled the scene are still on the loose.
APD warns residents enjoying the holiday weekend to play it safe.