Trooper Injured, Man Killed in Fairbanks Shooting

Fairbanks, AK -- Troopers in Fairbanks were involved in a shooting early Saturday morning while serving a felony arrest warrant and a search warrant.

48- year-old, Shawn Ray Wilson, pulled out a weapon as troopers attempted to take him into custody. Wilson shot at and hit a trooper that was attempting to use less than lethal means of force on Wilson.

A second trooper then shot at the suspect and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The injured trooper was treated for his injuries at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and released.

State Troopers say the investigation is ongoing and the names of the troopers involved have not been released yet.

 

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