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Name of Man Shot Dead in Anchorage Motel Released
Anchorage police have released the name of a man killed in a shooting at a local motel.
ANCHORAGE- Anchorage police have released the name of a man killed in a shooting at a local motel.
Police found 25-year-old Jose Cortez dead Sunday night at a Motel 6 in the city's midtown area.
Police say they were called to the scene by a motel employee who reported hearing a single gunshot from an upstairs room.
Police spokeswoman Jennifer Castro says there were others in the room, but no one has been charged in connection to the case.
Castro says an autopsy would determine whether the shooting was accidental or intentional or if another person was involved.