ANCHORAGE — Alaska State Troopers have released the names of two officers involved in a fatal shooting outside Wasilla.
The officers are identified as trooper Daron Cooper and Wasilla police officer Brandon Gray.
Troopers say 52-year-old Gordon Samel of Wasilla was fatally shot Sunday night after he backed his pickup toward the Wasilla officer.
A passenger in the truck was wounded in the arm and was not charged.
According to troopers, the incident began with a call that two intoxicated man were in the pickup.