Troopers release name of officer involved in fatal shooting

    Kasilof, Alaska (KINY) - Sgt. Robert Hunter was identified as the Trooper that shot and killed Justin Leman, 32, on January 29.

    Sgt. Hunter is a 20-year veteran of Alaska State Troopers.

    He is a member of the Soldotna Patrol Detachment.

    Leman was shot after a domestic disturbance and foot chase.  Troopers said Leman produced a gun and pointed it at the officer.

    The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.  The case will be reviewed by the Office of Special Prosecutions once the investigation is complete.

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