Girl shot dead at Anchorage party

Posted: Monday, September 21, 2009

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police have identified a teenager shot to death at an Anchorage party.

Police said the girl was 17-year-old Desirae Douglas.

Police took complaints about the party at around 1 a.m. Sunday but did not immediately respond with officers because of other calls.

At about 2:15 a.m., shots were fired and the girl was killed.

A police dog was used in the search for a suspect. No arrests have been reported.

Police said there are two crime scenes. The body was found near 36th Avenue and Muldoon Road. Police also were investigating a location where a potential suspect may have fled from a car.



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