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Subject: Gunshot/Death InvestigationDate: 12-31-2011
From: Sgt. BransonCase or Incident: #111231-001
Summary:The man who shot a woman and then himself has been identified as 42 year old Bradley James Mauch of Juneau.

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On 12-30-11, at about 11:04pm, The Juneau Police Department received a 911 call from a woman who reported that she had been shot inside a residence in the 9000 block of Stephen Richards Memorial Drive.

Officers responded to the residence and found a 42 year old female who had a gun shot wound to her abdomen. Also in the residence, officers located a 42 year old male with a gunshot wound to his head. The male was pronounced dead at the scene by Capital City Fire & Rescue. The female was transported to Bartlett Regional Hospital for treatment of her injuries which at this time are believed to be non-life threatening. After preliminary investigation, it is believed the man assaulted the woman then shot himself.

An autopsy has been requested and the investigation continues.
All factual allegations contained in this release are based upon preliminary investigation and are subject to change or clarification as the investigation continues.    Any charges reported in this release are merely accusations and all persons named in this release are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.*** END OF STATEMENT ***