Anchorage police are investigating a homicide off Spenard Rd.

Around 8:54 PM on Saturday, Anchorage Police responded to the Barratt Inn - located at 4610 Spenard Rd. - after reports of a shooting.

"Upon arrival officers," authorities wrote in a Nixle, "officers located an adult male with a gunshot wound inside the building; he was declared deceased shortly thereafter."

Officials said no one is in custody at this time, and no suspect description has been released.

There is a large police presence both at the hotel and in the nearby vicinity. Police ask that you please avoid the area.

In the meantime, APD is asking for anyone with information regarding this incident, including those with surveillance footage, to contact Dispatch at 3-1-1 (option #1).