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Officer Involved Shooting Questioned

Eyre family

The family of an armed man shot dead by law enforcement on Christmas Eve in Fairbanks, is questioning how officers handled the incident. Twenty year old Cody Eyre was shot by State Troopers and Fairbanks Police near the intersection of the Steese Highway and the Johansen Expressway, after they responded to a call about a distraught man with a gun walking along the road.

Dan has been in public radio news in Alaska since 1993. He’s worked as a reporter, newscaster and talk show host at stations in McGrath, Valdez and Fairbanks. Dan’s experience includes coverage of a wide range of topics, from wolf control to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline and dog mushing.