2 Alaska officers killed, triggering standoff

The shooting leaves the town of Hoonah, population 800, with just one officer


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HOONAH, Alaska — A 45-year-old man who barricaded himself in his home after allegedly shooting two rural Alaska police officers to death surrendered Monday morning and was charged with two counts of first-degree murder, authorities said.

John Marvin Jr. gave up without incident around 9:30 a.m. (1:30 p.m. ET), according to a statement from the Division of Alaska State Troopers.

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