ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – An Eagle River man was shot as he confronted a prowler outside his home.
Anchorage police say the shot was fired early Thursday by a man in a parked car. The prowler after the shooting got into the red compact car and fled.
Police took a call on the shooting at about 3:30 a.m. Thursday.
Officers drove to Regency Drive in Eagle River and found the resident with a gunshot wound to his upper body.
He was taken to a hospital with injuries that police describe as non-life-threatening.
The shooting victim described the prowler as a white man about 6 feet tall wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt and jeans.