Troopers Detain Man After Standoff in Selawik

Alaska State Troopers have taken a man into custody after he barricaded himself inside a home in the village of Selawik. One person was found dead outside the residence.

Troopers say the man was taken into custody at about 2:30 p.m. Monday. Troopers flew to the village earlier in the day after receiving a report shortly after 4:30 a.m. that a man was shooting a firearm in the village.

No other details were immediately released. Troopers say they are working to positively identify the person who died, as well as the suspect.

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