Shots fired into house on Wild Rose Avenue in Fairbanks

City of Fairbanks Police Dept.
City of Fairbanks Police Dept.(KTVF)
Published: Apr. 26, 2022 at 4:39 PM AKDT
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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF) - The Fairbanks Emergency Communication Center (FECC) received a report of gunfire coming from Wild Rose Avenue in Fairbanks on Sunday, April 24 around 4:00 a.m.

Fairbanks Police officers responded to the area and were unable to find any victims.

A second call was received by FECC around 4:24 a.m. reporting a residence on Wild Rose Avenue had been shot at. The caller stated his teenage children along with other teens were inside the home.

Police responded and observed bullet holes in the walls and windows of the residence.

According to the FPD press release one of the teens inside the house had been making prank and threatening calls to a female teenager and had been shot at. Hunter Douglas Irwin, the boyfriend of the female who was receiving the threatening call, got on the phone and threatened to come “shoot them up.” A short while later a gray SUV drove up and approximately 10 shots were fired into the home before leaving the area.

Further investigation revealed witnesses in the vehicle observed Irwin shooting into the house on Wild Rose Avenue.

Hunter Douglas Irwin, Date of Birth, May 12, 2003, was arrested and charged with Misconduct Involving Weapons in the First Degree, Assault in the Third Degree x4, and Tampering with Physical Evidence.

Anyone with further information regarding this incident should contact the Fairbanks Police Department at 907-450-6500.

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