One Dead, Another in Custody After Dog Bay Shooting

Jay Barrett/KMXT

One 28-year-old fisherman is dead and another is in custody after an early Sunday shooting in Kodiak’s Saint Herman Harbor. 

According to the Kodiak Police Department, at approximately 12:40 a.m., officers responded to reports that an individual who had been shot in Saint Herman Harbor on Near Island. Officers contacted several witnesses and found an unresponsive male aboard the FV Katherine who was bleeding from several gunshot wounds.

The 28 year-old victim, whose identity is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin, was transported to the Providence Kodiak Island Medical where he was pronounced dead.

Matt Bowe, a fisherman from Washington State, was arrested and charged with first degree murder. 

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