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Troopers arrest suspect in fatal Fairbanks shooting

FAIRBANKS - A 22-year-old Fairbanks man has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree murder in a fatal shooting last month.

Alaska State Troopers on Thursday arrested Ryder Smith. Online court documents do not list his attorney.

Troopers say Smith was arrested in the death of 24-year-old Peter Horace-Wright just south of the Fairbanks city limits.

Troopers shortly after 5 a.m. Nov. 14 responded to a report of a shooting at commercial property off Peger Road. Officers found Horace-Wright dead at the scene.

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