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2 Alaska State Troopers wounded in shooting in remote Arctic Circle town
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) ' Officials say two Alaska State Troopers have been shot in a remote town north of the Arctic Circle and a standoff continued with an armed suspect.
Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Beth Ipsen says that one of the officers was seriously injured in the Sunday morning shooting in Kotzebue (KAHT'-seh-byoo), the regional hub for northwest Alaska villages.
The suspect remained holed up in his pickup truck late Sunday afternoon as authorities awaited the arrival of a trooper tactical team from Anchorage.
The seriously injured trooper has been flown to Anchorage for treatment. The second injured trooper received care at a local hospital.