Navajo Nation officer, suspect shot in Shiprock

Posted at: 08/17/2013 11:05 AM
Updated at: 08/17/2013 11:32 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed,

The FBI has taken over an investigation surrounding a shooting that injured a Navajo Nation police officer in Shiprock on Friday night.

State police said the officer was shot in the stomach. A suspect was also shot during the incident, which occured at the Chaco River Apartments II. Both the officer and suspect were taken to the hospital, but their conditions are not known this morning.

KOB Eyewitness News 4 is waiting for more information from the FBI. Stay tuned to KOB's Saturday evening newscast at 6 and for updates.