UPDATE: 72-Year-Old Tanana Man Fatally Shot Friday, Suspect Identified and in Custody

Alaska State Troopers responded to Tanana after receiving a report of a shooting at that location on Friday afternoon.

When troopers arrived on Friday it was found that 72-year-old Francis Roberts of Tanana had suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to the Tanana Clinic where he would ultimately be pronounced deceased.

Troopers reported that they had taken a suspect into custody and additionally reported that no other suspects or persons of interest were being sought in the case.

On Saturday, troopers reported that they had concluded their homicide investigation and further said that Francis James Roberts, age 25 of Tanana had been detained by the Tanana VPSO and placed in a Tanana holding cell. He was later transported to Fairbanks where he was remanded to the Fairbanks Correctional Center on one count of Murder I.

Roberts was arraigned in Fairbanks court and is now reported to be in custody with his bail set at $5 million.