Alaska police say 1 dead in shooting at hotel
Sunday, October 30, 2011
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police say a 45-year-old man has been arrested in a fatal shooting of a manager at an Anchorage hotel.
Lt. Dave Parker says Victor Rodriguez Flores was arrested near his Anchorage home, which is near the Millennium Alaskan Hotel where the shooting occurred about 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Sgt. Joe Masten tells The Associated Press that the shooter is a disgruntled former employee who had been fired. He says the woman was shot in a hotel kitchen.
She was identified as 55-year-old Kerry Fadely.
Parker says Rodriguez Flores has been charged with murder.
For several hours Saturday night, police locked down the hotel and carried out a room to room search. Police also surrounded the suspect’s residence.
Parker says officers took the suspect into custody near his home at about 10:45 p.m.
There were no reports of any other injuries.