A 59-year-old Delta Junction man was killed Tuesday morning by law enforcement officers attempting to serve an outstanding felony warrant.
According to a news release issued on the Alaska State Trooper website, Daniel Duane Jensen was wanted for multiple counts of first- and second-degree sexual abuse of a minor stemming from a trooper investigation.
A task force comprised of U.S. Marshals, troopers, Anchorage police and North Pole police assembled in a remote area near Delta Junction at 9:51 a.m. to serve the warrant. Jensen was shot and killed as the task force attempted to make contact with him, according to the release. No law enforcement officers were injured in the shooting.
The officers who fired on Jensen were from Alaska State Troopers and the North Pole Police Department. The officers' names will be released after they serve a a mandatory 72 hour administrative leave.
The incident is under investigation by personnel from the Alaska Bureau of Investigation and the General Investigative Unit.
The news release does not say what precipitated the shooting.