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Woman shoots man during argument in West Anchorage, police say

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: August 28, 2019
  • Published August 28, 2019

A man was shot Tuesday evening in West Anchorage during an argument with a woman he knew, police said.

The man arrived at his home on the 7500 block of Rovenna Street and found two woman he knew waiting in a vehicle parked in front of the property. During an argument between the man and 32-year-old Sabrina M. Lish, she “retrieved a handgun from her bag, partially stepped out of the vehicle, and shot the victim one time in the upper body,” police said.

Lish and the other woman immediately drove off, police said.

Police said they were notified of the shooting around 8:40 p.m., after the man was taken to a hospital by a family member. His wounds were not life-threatening.

Officers responded to a residence Lish was known to frequent on the 2900 block of West 29th Avenue and announced their presence from outside. “Both Lish and her passenger came outside and were taken into custody without incident,” police said.

Lish was arrested and charged with multiple crimes, including assault and tampering with physical evidence, police said.

No further details were immediately available from police, including what the shooter and victim were arguing about.