Togiak resident charged with attempted murder

Nov 5, 2019

Tristen Coopchiak's pre-indictment hearing is scheduled for Nov. 8, 2019, in Dillingham.

Togiak resident Tristen Coopchiak, 20, was arrested on October 31. He faces one felony charge of attempted murder, one felony charge of assault in the first degree and one misdemeanor charge for assault in the fourth degree.

According to a Dillingham Police report, Coopchiak allegedly stabbed another resident and hit them in the face with his fist. Alaska State Troopers waited with the resident until emergency medical services arrived. That resident was transported to a medical facility and is in stable condition as of Tuesday. Coopchiak was transported to the Dillingham jail. A pre-indictment hearing is scheduled for November 8.

Contact the author at tyler@kdlg.org or 907-842-2200

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