Anchorage police identify man killed in weekend shooting

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police have released the name of a man found dead of a gunshot wound in a car of the city's south side.

    Police say 28-year-old Jacob Stough was shot Friday night in his upper body in one of three weekend shootings.

    Witnesses spotted a car blocking traffic and found Stough dead inside. Police say he was targeted and the shooting is related to drugs.

    At around 3 a.m. Sunday, police took calls of shots fired in a parking lot in on the Old Seward Highway. Two adults with gunshot wounds, including one person with life-threatening injuries, were transported to a hospital.

    Shortly before 5:30 a.m. Sunday, police investigated a shooting on west 88th Avenue. Investigators determined a man at a party was shot in the lower body.


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