Update: Alaska State Troopers investigating homicide

Alaska State Troopers are investigating a homicide that occurred at a residence early Sunday Morning.

Troopers responded to a shooting at a residence on Tungsten Trail near Chena Hot Springs Road where they discovered 29-year-old Tommy Patton of Fairbanks was killed as a result of the gunshot.

Troopers identified a suspect however; the name and gender have not been released due to speculation the shooting was in self-defense.

No arrests have been made.

The handgun used in the shooting was recovered at the scene and Troopers are still investigating.