Update: Troopers will investigate shooting by Seward police officer

    SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — Alaska State Troopers will investigate a fatal shooting by a Seward Police Department officer.

    Troopers say the officer shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday made a traffic stop and contacted 41-year-old Micah McComas of Chugiak.

    McComas and the officer were in the parking lot of a Safeway store.

    During the incident, McComas was shot and killed. Troopers say the police officer received non-life-threatening injuries.

    Results of the trooper investigation will be forwarded to the Office of Special Prosecution for review.

    The name of the police officer has not been released.


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