1 killed, Bundy and others arrested after shootout

Ammon Bundy, Oregon, Militia
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One person was killed and several arrested, including Ammon Bundy, the leader of an armed group occupying a wildlife refuge in Oregon, in an incident with law enforcement Tuesday.
Shots were fired when law enforcement agents stopped Bundy and the others while they were driving to a community meeting, The Oregonian reported.
{mosads}Bundy’s brother, Ryan Bundy, suffered a minor gunshot wound and was among those arrested. At least three others traveling with the Bundys were also arrested, as were two members of the group who were in Burns, Ore., site of the Malheur Wildlife Refuge.
They face felony charges of conspiracy to impede federal officers.
The person killed in the incident was not identified.
Bundy’s group has occupied the Malheur Wildlife Refuge since early this month. They overtook it in protest of what they called harsh sentencing of two local ranchers.
They have refused to leave, despite calls from law enforcement and politicians.
Updated at 11:19 p.m.
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