The Latest: 1 bullet found in suicide attempt turned dead

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – The Latest on a man accused of fatally shooting his friend during an attempt to kill himself (all times are local):

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An Alaska prosecutor says authorities found a casing at the scene of a shooting that killed a woman when her boyfriend tried to kill himself and the bullet passed by his head and hit her.

Victor Sibson survived and is charged with the second degree murder in the April 19 shooting of 22-year-old Brittanymae Hague on the couple’s Anchorage apartment. Hague died in a hospital the same day.

Assistant district Attorney James Fayette, says the bullet was recovered from Hague the chest during her autopsy — “powerful setting of a shot being fired.”

A judge has entered a not-guilty plea on behalf of Sibson.


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A judge has entered a not guilty plea for an Alaska man accused of killing his girlfriend after he shot himself and the bullet travelled through his head and hit his friend in the chest.

Prosecutors say Brittanymae Hague tried to prevent Victor Carl Sibson of killing himself when she was shot.

KTUU-TV reports that a judge on Sunday, entered a not guilty plea for second-degree murder charges on Sibson behalf when he for a court appearance.

The 22-year-old Hague and the 21-year-old Sibson were hospitalized after the April 19 shooting. Hague died that day.

Sibson was jailed for lack of $250,000 bond.

He told the judge that he is unemployed and can’t afford a lawyer.

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