The leader of an armed occupation at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon and others were arrested on Tuesday after shots were fired during a traffic stop, leaving one person dead and another wounded, the FBI said.
1 Dead In Oregon Standoff-6 Arrested By FBI

1 Dead In Oregon Standoff-6 Arrested By FBI

Challice Finch, daughter of Oregon standoff spokesman Robert ‘LaVoy’ Finicum, confirms he was killed in Burns, Ore., police shooting

Oregon militia standoff participant Jon Eric Ritzheimer, 32, arrested after turning himself in to Peoria, Ariz., police, FBI says; Ritzheimer ‘faces 1 federal felony charge of conspiracy to impede officers of the United States from discharging their official duties through the use of force, intimidation, or threats’
Protesters were still occupying the remote Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon after leader Ammon Bundy’s arrest and the Federal Bureau of Investigation was setting up a perimeter with the hopes of a peaceful resolution, a law enforcement official told Reuters.
A total of eight people were arrested in two states.

The takeover at Malheur that started Jan. 2 is the latest flare-up in the so-called Sagebrush Rebellion, a decades-old conflict over the U.S. government’s control of millions acres of land in the West.

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown says ‘situation in Harney County continues to be the subject of a federal investigation that is in progress’; asks for patience as officials pursue ‘swift and peaceful resolution’

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