FAIRBANKS - A woman shot in the head at a West Fairbanks apartment Monday afternoon is in critical condition in an Anchorage hospital, according to Alaska State Troopers.
An initial investigation indicates Teil Diaz, 18, was accidentally shot while visiting an apartment on Fairbanks Street, according to trooper spokeswoman Beth Ipsen.
Troopers responded to the shooting at 4:07 p.m. Three people were present at the apartment and all have been interviewed, she said. The Alaska Bureau of Investigation is investigating the shooting.
Diaz was initially taken to Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and later flown to Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage.