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Man threatened to open fire at Alyeska concert, police say

An Anchorage man was arrested after threatening to shoot others, including security officers, at a concert Saturday evening in Girdwood, Alaska State Troopers said.

Troopers responded to the Alyeska Resort day lodge at 9:12 p.m. because of reports that a man was threatening to shoot people at the 36 Crazyfists concert.

An investigation revealed that Ryan Suchan, 26, of Anchorage had threatened to shoot someone at the concert and then threatened to shoot the four security officers who were escorting him out, troopers reported. Troopers said that they recovered a handgun during the investigation and alcohol was a factor.

The suspect was arrested and taken to the Anchorage jail on charges of assault and terroristic threatening, troopers aid.


Anchorage Daily News