September 03, 2009
Talik stated in the release that when officers arrived, they observed one deceased male in the residence and another male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The Ketchikan Fire Department responded and transported the injured man to Ketchikan General Hospital where he was later flown to Seattle for emergency treatment.
Deceased is Jared Azure a 21-year-old Ketchikan man. The victim and injured man was identified as Kyle Palmer, a 23-year-old Ketchikan man.
According to information released
by Police Chief Talik, the preliminary investigation indicates
that the deceased Jared Azure entered the residence, shot the
victim, and then turned the weapon on himself. Officers obtained
a search warrant for the residence and processed the scene for
further evidence. A .280 caliber rifle was recovered from the
scene. It appears the victim, Kyle Palmer, and deceased,
Jared Azure, were known to each other.
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