Shooting reported in Trainor Gate area

 

Fairbanks Police are investigating a late afternoon shooting incident that claimed the life of a 12–year old boy.

City police and fire personnel were called to the Birchwood apartments just after 3:30 this afternoon.

Details are still sketchy as of news time, but what is known is the victim was not a resident of the home where the incident took place.

Police say a second 12–year old boy was also present when the shooting occurred.