ANCHORAGE, Alaska – A chilling case of domestic violence in Anchorage has left a woman with multiple gunshot wounds and her estranged husband facing charges of attempted murder and assault. The incident occurred at Point Woronzof Park early Sunday morning, where Isaiah N. Savok, 27, allegedly shot his estranged wife and rammed the vehicle she was in with another man.
According to the woman’s account, Savok had previously assaulted her before becoming enraged after trying to contact her repeatedly. After she blocked his number, Savok confronted the pair at the park, shooting her multiple times and then ramming their SUV with his pickup truck.
Despite her injuries, the woman displayed remarkable courage by managing to throw Savok’s handgun out of the window of his truck while he was taking her to the hospital. Police apprehended Savok, and the woman was found with six gunshot wounds, including a shattered left knee. She is expected to recover from her injuries, while the male victim sustained only minor injuries during the altercation.
Savok admitted to the shooting during his interview with the authorities, claiming that he had ‘blacked out in rage.’ His actions have left scars on the lives of his victims and have highlighted the horrifying reality of domestic violence. The incident serves as a sobering reminder of the importance of support systems for victims of domestic violence.
The charges against Savok for attempted murder and assault underscore the seriousness of the incident and the potentially devastating consequences of domestic violence. The local community has been shaken by this tragic event, and it serves as a powerful reminder of the urgency of addressing domestic violence and supporting its victims.