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posted by takyon on Wednesday January 27 2016, @11:00AM   Printer-friendly
from the i-fought-the-law-and... dept.

Previously: Militia Occupies Federal Building in Oregon After Rancher Arson Convictions

Russia Today reports:

Ammon Bundy, the leader of the armed group occupying a federal wildlife refuge near Burns, Oregon, and four others have been arrested by law enforcement amid gunfire, according to the FBI.

At 4:25 pm on [January 26], the FBI and Oregon State Police "began an enforcement action to bring into custody a number of individuals associated with the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge. During that arrest, there were shots fired", the Bureau said in a statement.

The FBI said one person who was "a subject of a federal probable cause arrest is deceased". He said they are not releasing any information on the person "pending identification by the medical examiner's office".

One person suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. He was arrested and is in custody.

The arrested individuals include:
- Ammon Edward Bundy, age 40, of Emmett, Idaho.
- Ryan C. Bundy, age 43, of Bunkerville, Nevada.
- Brian Cavalier, age 44, of Bunkerville, Nevada.
- Shawna Cox, age 59, of Kanab, Utah.
- Ryan Waylen Payne, age 32, of Anaconda, Montana.

CNN, NYT, Washington Post, BBC, OregonLive.


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  • (Score: 4, Informative) by takyon on Wednesday January 27 2016, @04:48PM

    by takyon (881) <reversethis-{gro ... s} {ta} {noykat}> on Wednesday January 27 2016, @04:48PM (#295397) Journal

    Ah, the infamous Soylent Quitter.

    You've made about a comment a month or less on science stories. You've submitted zero stories. Your last reference to your distaste was this cryptic and non-useful 4 word response [soylentnews.org].

    But fuck us for wasting your time (on a site with a different mission statement). It's not like you can throw SoylentNews into an RSS live bookmark and avoid clicking on political stories. Or change your settings so that breaking news doesn't appear on your main page.

    I even slotted this between two existing stories so that no story was delayed to make room for this news.

    So, will you respond to these replies to your ragequit?

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