On 12/31/19 at approximately 1:15 a.m., Officers with the Patrol Division responded to the 8400 block of E 5th Avenue in reference to reports of a shooting.
The preliminary investigation found that there was an altercation that occurred outisde between a small group of adult males that turned violent when one adult male opened fire on another adult male. The male victim was shot in the upper body and the other males fled the scene. The adult male victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The circumstances of the altercation are still under investigation. Throughout the course of the investigation, Officers were able to locate and make contact with the people involved, including the suspect. After multiple people were questioned and evidence was collected, the suspect was identified and subsequently arrested. This is believed to be an isolated incident.
The suspect has been identified as 27-year-old Cody Heanu. He was remanded at the Anchorage Jail on multiple charges including Assault I and Misconduct Involving Weapons II.