Crime & Courts

APD: Teen found dead in East Anchorage after report of shots fired

Anchorage police called early Sunday to a report of shots fired in East Anchorage arrived to find a teenage boy dead.

Police said in a 3 a.m. dispatch they were notified of a "disturbance" near Sixth Avenue and Newell Street, off Boniface Parkway, just after 2 a.m.

[Saturday: 18-year-old delivered to hospital with gunshot wound dies]

Police arrived and found Xeryus Tate, 17, dead in the street.

"As of now, this does not appear to be a random shooting," police said.

Nobody was in custody and an investigation was continuing, police said.

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