PUBLISHED: 4:15 PM on Wednesday, August 15, 2007
Crime of the week
At 11:23 p.m. Aug. 3, the Juneau Police Department received a report of a large fight near the 200 block of S. Franklin. Officers arrived moments later and the incident had already ended.

Witnesses said that two males provoked a fight with a third male. The third male produced what appeared to be a small caliber hand gun and fired it into the air. The two males who instigated the fight left on foot toward Ferry Way. The third male who produced the firearm left the area on foot heading toward the tram. Officers searched the area and did not locate any of the participants. The male who produced the firearm was described as an older white male, about 5'9" tall, wearing blue jeans and a blue polo style shirt.

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