Shots fired at police officer in vehicle


At about 6 pm on Sunday evening, an unidentified person in a white Subaru SUV fired shots toward the Anchorage Police Department Training Center on West Dimond Blvd., and shot at a police officer inside his patrol car on the premises.

The training center is at 3760 West Dimond Blvd, and police are asking the public for help in identifying the older white male who was in the Subaru who may be a suspect or a witness.

If you were in the area of Dimond and Jewel Lake Road at about 6 pm and witnessed the incident or a white Subaru pulling into or leaving the parking lot of the training center, you’re asked to call the non-emergency Dispatch like at 3-1-1, option #1. the APD case number is 18-43482.

No officers were injured in the incident.

Eastbound Dimond Blvd was closed for a period of time after the shooting, as officers investigated.