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Ammon Bundy, 3 others arrested in Oregon amid shots fired – reports RT USA

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 19:59
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Ammon Bundy, 3 others arrested in Oregon amid shots fired – reports — RT USA



#BREAKING: 4 arrested including Ammon Bundy near Malheur NWR; shots fired #LiveOnK2
Pete Santilli reporting that Ammon Bundy is in custody and shots were fired. No police confirmation.




Les Zaitz


At the refuge, no indication of trouble. One militant discounted report of arrests, said no one is leaving, no police there.
Ammon Bundy, the leader of the armed group occupying a federal
wildlife refuge near Burns, Oregon, and three others have been arrested
by law enforcement amid gunfire, according to local media.

According to KATU News,
Bundy and the others were arrested near the Malheur National Wildlife
Refuge. Shots were fired after FBI agents and Oregon State Police made a
traffic stop.

Live has reported that two people have been shot, citing a “self-styled
journalist” named Pete Santilli. Reports of shots fired, injuries, and
arrests have not yet been confirmed.

The outlet also cited Santilli when reporting that the FBI has told the protesters at the refuge to leave immediately.

investigative reporter Les Zaitz, who was reportedly at the refuge,
cites a protester as stating that there is no police presence there.

to OPB News, Bundy and other protesters were scheduled to meet at the
John Day Senior Center in neighboring Grant County, but Bundy never

Highways near
Burns have been shut down by the Oregon Department of Transportation and
the Harney District Hospital in Burns is also on lockdown, OPB stated.

and his band of protesters have been occupying the refuge for weeks
now. The group is protesting federal ownership of wide swathes of land
in the West and wants to see control of it returned to local and state



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