Trooper shoots to death armed female

    Anchor Point, Alaska (KINY) - Mary Kate Field, 32, died after Troopers responded to a 911 call.

    A dispatch from Troopers said Field was contacted in front of a residence off Northfork Road, refused to comply with demands, produced a firearm, pointed it at the Troopers, and was shot.

    Life-saving measures at the scene were unsuccessful.

    The Alaska Bureau of Investigation will conduct the investigation.  Troopers involved in the shooting were placed on mandatory 72-hour administrative leave.

    The results of the investigation will be turned over to the Office of Special Prosecutions for review.



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