Oregon Arrests: Dead Occupier LaVoy Finicum Was Dad of 11

January 27, 2016 11:51 AM

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Oregon Arrests: Dead Occupier LaVoy Finicum Was Dad of 11

LaVoy Finicum, one of the protesters' de facto spokesmen, died after shots were fired when police stopped the group on Highway 395 as they headed to a public meeting. Five of his cohorts were arrested at the scene, officials said.

Oregon State Police said an investigation was being carried out into what it described as a "officer-involved shooting," following protocols used "when deadly physical force is used." The FBI and state police said they had conducted "enforcement action" along the highway at around 4:25 p.m. local ti...

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