Man wounded in New Year’s Day early morning shooting

January 2, 2019

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A man was wounded in an early morning shooting at an Anchorage bar on New Year’s Day.

Anchorage police say patrol officers at 3:10 a.m. Tuesday were called to a disturbance downtown at the Ultra Lounge & Grill.

While on the way, dispatchers received reports of shots fired.

Police found multiple people had been involved in a large fight.

They found a man shot one in the upper body. Police say the wound did not appear to be life-threatening.

The man was transported to a hospital.

Police say alcohol was a factor in the shooting. Police continue to investigate.

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