Man charged in shooting says he was stabbed with screwdriver
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – A 22-year-old man charged with wounding an Anchorage teenager told police he fired shots when the boy stabbed him with a screwdriver.
KTVA-television reports John-Rexie Lagman is charged with felony assault in the shooting of a 16-year-old boy Tuesday night at Williwaw Elementary School. Online court records do not list Lagman’s attorney.
Court documents say Lagman and the teen were among people who gathered to watch a fight over a girl between 13- and 14-year-old boys.
Police say melee broke out and the 16-year-old boy stabbed people with a screwdriver, including a teen who needed hospital treatment.
Lagman told police he also was stabbed and fired two shots as the teenager ran away.
The 16-year-old was struck in the arm and back. He remains in critical condition.
Information from: KTVA-TV, http://www.ktva.com