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Fairbanks police arrest man wanted in shooting; suspect charged with attempted murder, assault

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska — A 35-year-old man suspected of firing a gun at a group of people in south Fairbanks is in custody.

The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner (http://bit.ly/1IHoBCG) reports Bryon Kozevnikoff was arrested Sunday night.

He's charged with attempted murder, felony assault, weapons misconduct and theft and is being held at Fairbanks Correctional Center.

Police say he stole a gun from an acquaintance and fired it Feb. 1 at the group of people.

Police had issued a public appeal for information on his location and received an anonymous tip. Officers arrested Kozevnikoff as he left a business on south Cushman Street.

Police say he was carrying a hammer, pepper spray and a butter knife.

Online court records did not indicate that he was represented by an attorney.


Information from: Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner, http://www.newsminer.com

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