Woman Shoots Herself at Fairbanks Rescue Mission

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - A woman tried to take her own life this morning at a local emergency shelter.

According to the Fairbanks Police Department, a woman shot herself in the chest at approximately 11:50 while at the Fairbanks Rescue Mission.

The Fairbanks Fire Department transported her to the hospital, where her condition is currently unknown.

We will have more information as it becomes available.

If any viewers are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting the word "TALK" to 741741.