ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Latest on a fatal shooting by police officers in Fairbanks (all times local):

2:30 p.m.

Fairbanks police say four officers were involved in the shooting that left an armed suspect fatally wounded.

They are releasing few other details in part because the shooting scene, which has not been disclosed, may be hazardous.

Police called in the Fort Wainwright Explosive Ordnance Disposal team to assist at the scene of the shooting.

Police say they took two calls Monday morning of a man in a mask carrying a long gun.

Responding officers contacted the man, who police say “confronted the officers.”

The department says officers returned fire and the suspect died at the scene.

The four officers have been placed on administrative leave for at least three days.

The names of the officers and the suspect have not been released.


7:15 a.m.

Fairbanks police say officers have shot and killed an armed gunman.

In a brief statement, the department says officers on Monday morning encountered a man with a gun who “confronted the officers.”

The department says officers returned fire and the suspect died at the scene.

The department says more details will be released.

The name of the suspect was not immediately released.