JPD: report of hostage situation, but no danger found

    JPD responded to the area of Slim Williams Way after a man called 911 to report that someone was shooting at his friends in the woods behind his residence and that his girlfriend had been taken hostage.

    Juneau Police responded to a possible hostage situation, but it was a false alarm.

    Public Information Officer Erann Kalwars says, "Just after noon Thursday, JPD responded to the area of Slim Williams Way after a man called 911 to report that someone was shooting at his friends in the woods behind his residence and that his girlfriend had been taken hostage, but an investigation determined that there was no gunfire, no weapons and no one was in danger."

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