Shooting at precious metals shop leaves three dead

Anchorage police investigate a triple homicide crime case at The Bullion Brothers, a jewelry store on Spenard Road. (Photo by Cameron Mackintosh)
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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Three people are dead following a shooting at an Alaska shop that buys and sells precious metals.

Anchorage police say the shootings occurred Tuesday at The Bullion Brothers, a shop with displays of gold and silver coins.

Witnesses reported a person had left the shop.

The suspect was spotted in south Anchorage and taken into custody.

Police spokesman MJ Thim said two people died at the scene.

One was inside the shop and a second was in the entryway.

A third person, found injured inside the shop, was rushed to a hospital, where he died.

Police have not released names of the people killed.

Police were still at the scene and could not be immediately reached by The Associated Press for additional details.