Shooter wounds girl in Alakanuk

Posted: Thursday, June 26, 2008

JUNEAU - An Alakanuk man is in jail on assault charges after Alaska State Troopers say he got drunk and fired a gun at several people, injuring a 14-year-old girl.

Paul Morris Phillip Jr., 36, was shooting at people from his house Sunday evening where he was alone with his 4-year-old son, police said.

The girl was injured in the head as a result of the shooting, and the village health aide was unable to assist her during the incident, officials said.



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