4 dead in shooting at Hampton Inn in Fairbanks, Alaska


PUBLISHED Fri, November 25, 2016 - 9:21pm EST
Credit: Google


Four people, including a child, have been found dead of apparent gunshot wounds inside a hotel room at the Hampton Inn & Suites in the city of Fairbanks, police in Alaska say. Only few details have been released. (more)





FOR LIVE UPDATES: Twitter, Facebook

The incident was reported at about 1:25 p.m. on Friday when an employee at the hotel called 911 to report a suspicious circumstance. Both the Fairbanks Police Department and the Fairbanks Fire Department responded to the scene.

"Officers arrived on scene to find an adult male sitting in the hallway of the second floor crying," a police spokesperson said. "The male directed the officers to a nearby room. Officers entered the room and found four deceased individuals."

The names, ages and genders of those killed were not immediately released, but police said they include three adults and one child. "All deaths appear to have been caused by gunshots," Fairbanks police said in a statement.

Police did not immediately clarify whether the man who was crying was involved in the deaths or whether a suspect may be among those killed, but the news release added that there is no threat to the public. "Further information will be released as it becomes available," it added.

This is a breaking news alert. Please check back or follow @BNONews on Twitter as details become available. If you want to receive breaking news alerts by email, click here to sign up. You can also like BNO News on Facebook by clicking here.





  Fairbanks, AK     

 



LEAVE COMMENTS



.

 


Happening Now

Dam failure ‘imminent’ in northwest Puerto Rico, evacuations underway

U.S. Senator John McCain will not support revised GOP health care bill

North Korea may detonate hydrogen bomb in the Pacific - minister

North Korean leader vows to respond to Trump’s threat

Transcript: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers statement





BNO NEWS RADIO


Listen to "BNO News - Breaking News Radio" on Spreaker.

W3Schools




SIGN-UP BREAKING ALERTS



Just want the important news? Sign up now for the fastest email alerts from BNO News. Click here to get started!




LIVE WIRE


Florida Amber Alert: 4 children abducted from Bradenton

Strong earthquake hits island in Vanuatu, no tsunami alert

North Carolina Amber Alert: Baby girl abducted from Haywood County

LIVE BLOG: Powerful earthquake strikes central Mexico

Nevada Amber Alert: 3 young children abducted from Washoe County





VIDEOS


‘The Sopranos’ actor Frank Vincent dead at 80

1 dead in shooting at Washington state high school

Major 8.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off southern Mexico

Credit reporting firm Equifax reports data breach affecting 143 million people

Irma causes major damage on Caribbean islands, at least 2 dead