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Shooting that left woman dead in SUV was drug-related, police say

Police tape surrounds the scene in an alleyway between 11th and 12th avenues where police say a woman was found dead late Monday night in Anchorage. (Matt Tunseth / ADN)

A woman found dead in a vehicle near downtown Anchorage late Monday was the victim of a drug-related shooting, police said in an alert Wednesday.

Officers found Salisa Loucks, 30, dead in a Jeep SUV in an alley on the 200 block of East 12th Avenue around 11:05 p.m., police said. She had been shot in the upper body, according to police.

Anchorage police spokesman MJ Thim previously said the people involved in the shooting were likely “acquainted in some way.”

Police have asked anyone with information, including surveillance video, to call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 907-561-STOP.

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