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Father and son arrested in shooting deaths of two Alaska troopers
Father and son arrested in shooting deaths of two Alaska troopers

A father and son from a remote village west of Fairbanks have been arrested in a shooting incident that left two Alaska state troopers dead and the tight-knit law enforcement community in the Last Frontier reeling. The bodies of Sgt. Patrick "Scott" Johnson, 45, and Trooper Gabriel Rich, 26, were taken Friday from Tanana, Alaska, to the state Medical Examiner’s office in Anchorage, where troopers and other officers planned a 24-vigil in their honor. Col. James Cockrell, director of the Alaska state troopers, said in a written statement Friday that members of the state Department of Public Safety “are dealing with shock and disbelief trying to make sense” of...

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