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Man killed in southwest village; trooper ‘engages’ suspect

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Alaska State Troopers say a man was killed in a shooting in Togiak.

The agency says a Togiak-based trooper witnessed the shooting and “engaged the shooter.”

The male suspect was flown out of the southwest Alaska village for medical treatment. The trooper was not injured.

Togiak is a village of 876 at the head of Togiak Bay. The village is 67 miles (108 kilometers) west of Dillingham.

The Alaska Bureau of Investigations is investigating.

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