On Thursday night, at 11:20 pm, Anchorage Patrol officers responded to the 3900-block of East 8th Avenue after receiving a report of a man lying in the street. When officers arrived, they found the male victim in the street with injuries consistent with being a victim of an assault.
Officers closed down 8th Avenue between Bragaw and Klevin Street and conducted an investigation while the victim was transported to a local hospital. Several persons were detained and interviewed about the incident.
APD reported just before 6 am on Friday morning that the victim succumbed to his injuries at the hospital and the investigation is now classified as a homicide.
APD has yet to release suspect description or details.
Anyone with information about this investigation, including surveillance video, is asked to call Dispatch at 311 (option #1).