More details released in Trooper-related shooting

Photo credit to Alaska DPS

Fairbanks, Alaska (KINY) - Alaska State Troopers identified the victim as Shawn Wilson, 48, of Fairbanks.

The fatal shooting took place June 15 as Troopers tried to serve a warrant on a home in North Fairbanks.

The Trooper who fired his service weapon was Brian Hibbs, an 8-year veteran of the Department of Public Safety.

Trooper Derek Cottle utilized less-lethal force in the incident.  He has worked for DPS for the past seven months.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

 

 

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