timberland baby shoes Fatal Christmas Eve shooting was third involving officers in 2017
Tuesday: Troopers have identified the man as Cody Eyre, 20, of Fairbanks
FAIRBANKS A man was fatally shot by law enforcement officers near a major Fairbanks intersection Sunday night, according to a news release from Alaska State Troopers. for what the news release described as a “distraught male with a firearm” walking down Marshall Drive, off Skyline Drive.
Troopers said the man, whom they didn’t immediately identify, brandished a gun toward law enforcement officers. The troopers and police officers both fired on and hit the man. They performed first aid on the man until medics arrived to take him to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries. Sunday.
None of the law enforcement officers were injured in the shooting, trooper spokeswoman Megan Peters said.
Asked about the identity of the man who was killed and more information about the circumstances of the shooting, Peters said she didn’t have additional information,
but said she probably will know more Tuesday.
The man killed on Sunday was the third person fatally shot by law enforcement officers this year in Fairbanks. In May, Fairbanks police shot and killed 23 year old Shawn Buck, who had been ramming a truck into police vehicles at the end of a traffic stop that became a vehicle chase on the Richardson Highway.
In June, Matthew Stover, 21, was shot and killed by Fairbanks police while he fired a rifle at a police car in an open area near Fairbanks Correctional Center. In both the Buck and Stover cases, Fairbanks police released video recordings of the incidents a few months after the shootings.
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