Anchorage robbery suspect shot; police seek shooter

September 21, 2018

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man suspected of robbing an Anchorage tanning salon was shot by a person inside the business.

Anchorage police apprehended the robbery suspect and are seeking the shooter.

Police just after noon Friday took a call of shots fired on west Dimond Boulevard.

Investigators learned a man had robbed Sunsation Tanning Salon but was shot by a man inside. Both men fled.

Police found the robbery suspect in a vehicle near Dimond Boulevard and King Street. Police say he suffered a gunshot wound to the lower body that is not life-threatening.

Police are asking the public for information on the man who fired at the robbery suspect.

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