March 27th, 2019:
Type: Shooting incident
Update: Joshua Kelsey, age 29, of Wasilla was pronounced deceased by medics on scene. Investigation determined Christopher Lorentsen, age 31, of Wasilla, was initially involved in a verbal argument with Joshua Kelsey, at a residence in Wasilla when shots were fired striking Kelsey and an adult female. The female was transported to a local hospital where she is being treated for a gunshot wound to her leg. Lorentsen was taken into custody and transported to Mat-Su Pretrial where he is being held without bail pending arraignment on charges of Murder, Attempted Murder, Assault 1, Assault 3 x2. Next of Kin for Joshua Kelsey has been notified.
On 3/26/2019 at approximately 1709 hours, Alaska State Troopers received a report of gunshots in a Wasilla subdivision. AST responded and located one person deceased and another person injured outside of a residence. EMS was called. Troopers were able to contact all involved parties. Investigation and next of kin notification is on going. Updates to follow.