APD Continues to Seek Vehicle of Interest in New Years Downtown Homicide

While Anchorage police have yet To Release any information on the suspects responsible for the death of 39-year-old Timothy Smith who was gunned down scarcely an hour and a half into the new year on January 1, they continue to ask for the public’s help in locating the silver or gray Chevy Trailblazer that was seen in the area when the shooting occurred.

Vehicle of interest in January 1 downtown Anchorage homicide. Image-APD

APD responded to a shots fired call at 4th Avenue and D Street at 12:16 AM New Year’s Day. When they arrived at the scene they discovered Smith with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported to the hospital where he was declared deceased.

Police would like to speak with the occupants of the vehicle that was described as missing the passenger-side half of its front bumper. Homicide detectives at APD would also like to speak with any additional persons who may have witnessed the incident.Anyone with information regarding either the vehicle or its occupants are asked to call Police Dispatch at 3-1-1 (option #1).  To remain anonymous you may contact Crime Stoppers at 561-STOP or online at www.anchoragecrimestoppers.com.