Navajo Nation Officer Involved in Shooting in Tuba City

Navajo_Police_Chevrolet_TahoePublished June 21, 2016

By Krista Allen
Western Agency Bureau

TUBA CITY – FBI Phoenix and the Navajo Nation Division of Public Safetyare investigating an officer-involved shooting here on Sunday night.

Jill E. McCabe, public affairs specialist at FBI Phoenix, said the FBI responded to the shooting last night where a suspect was shot.

According to sources, a police officer shot the suspect who was armed with a knife. The suspect charged at the officer with a knife and was shot.

“The condition of the suspect is unknown at this time,” McCabe said. “The FBI is working with our Navajo nation partners on the investigation.”

McCabe said no further information will be released at this time.

Special from Navajo Times

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