Susana Martinez

Navajo Nation officer dies after shooting; suspect caught

A police officer from the nation's largest American Indian reservation was shot early Sunday as he responded to a domestic violence call in western New Mexico and died hours later, federal officials said.

Navajo Nation Officer Houston James Largo, 27, died after being critically wounded near the small town of Prewitt, said Frank A. Fisher, an FBI spokesman in Albuquerque. The agency, which is investigating along with the tribe, said a suspect was in custody, but no other details were released.

Largo was flown to the University of New Mexico Hospital, where Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye said he went to give condolences to the officer's family.

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