Murder Indictment for Anchorage Woman After Fatal Spenard Shooting

Anchorage, Alaska – A woman was indicted on murder charges after a fatal shooting in the Spenard neighborhood over the weekend. Anchorage Police revealed that Tierza Hayes, 28, faces charges of second-degree murder and manslaughter in connection with the death of 39-year-old Steven Reeves.

The incident took place on April 27, when police responded to reports of a shooting at the 3700 block of Lois Drive. It was reported that Hayes, accompanied by her husband, engaged in a confrontation with a neighbor in a communal area. During the altercation, Hayes fired a handgun, fatally wounding Reeves in the upper body. Despite efforts by the Anchorage Fire Department medics, Reeves was pronounced dead at the scene.

Currently, Hayes is being detained by the Department of Corrections on a cash performance bond of $250,000 and a cash appearance bond of the same amount. In Alaska, murder charges can lead to a maximum sentence of 99 years in prison.

Authorities are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting and the events leading up to the tragic incident. The community is shocked by the violence that unfolded in their neighborhood and is seeking answers to understand the motive behind the shooting.

Hayes’ legal representation has not made any public statements regarding the case at this time. The victim’s family and friends are mourning the loss of Steven Reeves and are hoping for justice to be served in this case.

As the legal proceedings move forward, the community is grappling with the impact of gun violence and the importance of conflict resolution to prevent tragedies like this from occurring in the future. The Anchorage Police Department is urging anyone with information about the incident to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation to ensure that justice is served for the victim and his loved ones.