A 28-year-old man has been arrested on a charge of attempted murder, accused of shooting at a Fairbanks police car.
The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Robert D. Carlson was taken into custody after the shooting early Sunday morning in the Birchwood Homes neighborhood.
Police said they received a call shortly before 4:30 a.m. from a woman reporting a man punched her multiple times outside a home on Nunivak Loop.
Police said the man reportedly went back inside and grabbed a gun.
According to police, Carlson fired numerous times from an upstairs window when police arrived and one bullet struck the patrol vehicle.
Police said Carlson came out and was arrested.