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Shooting Aboard Alaska Fishing Boat

Police have arrested a Sitka man in connection with a shooting aboard a fishing boat in Juneau. The incident happened on Saturday, November 4, 2017. Police responding to the shooting in Eliason Harbor found a man with a gunshot wound to his leg and evidence of blunt force trauma to his head.  A woman also found aboard the boat was reported uninjured. Nathan Leask reportedly came to the boat with a handgun and an altercation broke out resulting in one man being shot. Leask then fled the boat on foot. The police subsequently captured Leask in a local home. News sources indicate Leask was charged with first degree assault.