Troopers kill Craig man in standoff

Posted: Friday, September 26, 2008

CRAIG - An Alaska State Trooper shot and killed a man after a standoff in Craig.

Troopers say 27-year-old Timothy Shawn Lloyd of Craig was killed.

Troopers say Craig police contacted them Wednesday night about an armed man who threatened to shoot himself.

Troopers joined local officers at an apartment complex. They say Lloyd fired multiple rounds in the direction of officers, and was then shot and killed by a trooper.

The shooting remains under investigation. The trooper who fired the shot is on administrative leave for three days.

The names of all troopers involved will be released after the trooper serves his leave.



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