- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 21, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Latest on a standoff between police and a man barricaded in his home in South Anchorage (all times local):

4:55 p.m.

Anchorage police say a man barricaded in his south Anchorage home has fired shots at the officers.

Police say in a release there were no injuries as the man shot at officers just after 4 p.m. Wednesday as they prepared to deploy gas into the home.

Officials say they continue “efforts for a peaceful surrender.”

Police were called earlier Wednesday when two workers trimming trees for a utility reported shots were fired at them.

Police spokeswoman Anita Shell says a man stepped out of a house, told the workers to get off his property and fired shots.

She says the workers were in a public right of way and not on the man’s property.

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2:56 p.m.

Police are monitoring a south Anchorage home where workers trimming trees for a utility reported shots were fired.

Police spokeswoman Anita Shell says a man stepped out of a house Wednesday morning, told the workers to get off his property and fired shots.

The workers called 911.

She says the workers were in a public right of way and not on the man’s property.

Police by 3:30 p.m. had been at the home for five hours but had not been able to contact the man, who does not have a phone.

Shell says he may be barricaded inside.

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