ANCHORAGE — A 52-year-old man from the southwest Alaska village of Aleknagik 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.