Judge dismisses assault charge against Navajo Nation man
Web Producer: Brian Pryor
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - A federal judge dropped an assault charge against a Navajo Nation, Tyson Bigman, without prejudice.
The judge granted the motion issued by prosecutors because Tyson Bigman had not been indicted, a requirement for the case to move forward.
Authorities say that Bigman's father, Victor Bigman, aided his son during a fight with police by fatally shooting Sgt. Darrell Curley.
Curley managed to wound Victor Bigman who is in the hospital facing a murder charge.