Anchorage home standoffs end; 1 suspect dies, 1 arrested

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two standoffs involving Anchorage men barricaded in homes have ended.

    A south Anchorage man suspected of firing shots at workers and police officers was found dead in his home.

    An autopsy will determine how 69-year-old Robert Musser died.

    Workers trimming trees for a power company reported Musser stepped out of his house Wednesday morning, ordered them off his property and fired shots.

    Musser fired shots Thursday at police officers, striking two, including one who needed treatment at a hospital.

    In the second incident, police Thursday afternoon with help from the FBI arrested 29-year-old Joseph Szajkowski on assault and kidnapping charges.

    He surrendered after police forced open his door and ordered him out.

    The incident began after police took reports that Szajkowski had assaulted a woman at the home.

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