“One person was killed as authorities arrested a group of people involved with the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge,” cnn.com reports. The police arrested Ammon Bundy, Ryan Bundy, Brian Cavalier, Shawna Cox and Ryan W. Payne during a traffic stop some 30 miles from the Refuge. One person, said to be the subject of a federal probable cause arrest, was shot and killed during the confrontation. It’s not clear how the shooting occurred. kata.com reports that . . .
Authorities said another person, Joseph Donald O’Shaughnessy, 45, was arrested in Burns. They’re all facing federal felony charges of conspiracy to impede officers of the US from discharging their official duties through the use of force, intimidation or threats. One person, who was the subject of a federal probable cause arrest and has not yet been identified, died during the confrontation.
Officials said the deceased was the subject of a federal probable cause arrest. The group was driving to a “community meeting” when the FBI and Oregon state troopers stopped the them. Watch this space.