- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 24, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - A 52-year-old man from the southwest Alaska village of Aleknagik (ah-LEK’-nah-gik) has been charged with attempted murder and felony assault.

Alaska State Troopers say Robin Chythlook stabbed an adult family member multiple times Monday night.

Dillingham police took a 911 call from the injured person and a village public safety officer responded.

Troopers say Chythlook pointed a rifle at the officer but was taken into custody after a brief standoff.

The injured family member was reported as stable at a hospital in Dillingham.

Chythlook is jailed in Dillingham.

Aleknagik is a village of 246 located 16 miles northwest of Dillingham.

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