Russian Jack shooting victim dies in hospital, fourth suspect turns himself in

The victim of last week’s shooting near Anchorage’s Russian Jack Park has died.

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40-year-old Paula Zorawski was shot on September 22nd while answering her door on Alora Street.

Anchorage police have arrested Tommy Hunter Higgs III, Michael Fitzgerald, and Savon Berry — all 18-years-old.

They are charged with assault, robbery, and misconduct involving a controlled substance.

APD says the District Attorney will amend their charges to include 2nd degree murder.

All three are being held at the Anchorage Jail.

Update: 2:35 p.m.

The fourth person involved in the shooting, 19-year-old Alonzo Tofpi Steward, turned himself into Anchorage police at 12:30 p.m.


Update: 4:30 p.m.

Alonzo Topfi Steward has been charged with He was charged with 2nd degree murder, armed robbery and misconduct involving a controlled substance.

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