Police identify man shot to death at busy Anchorage mallBy AP
Sunday, February 28, 2010
Man shot to death at Anchorage mall
ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Anchorage police say a man taken into custody following a fatal shooting at a busy mall has been released, and they’re now looking for a man who may have been wearing a wig and fake mustache.
Police just before 6:30 p.m. Saturday took a call that shots had been fired at the Dimond Center mall. They found 29-year-old Edwing Matos wounded outside a barber shop. He had been shot multiple times.
Matos was rushed to a hospital, where he died.
An off-duty Alaska State Trooper tackled a man fleeing the scene. Police say the man was was brought to Anchorage Police headquarters for questioning and released.
Police say video surveillance at the mall has been recovered and detectives are continuing their investigation.