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Navajo Nation investigating fatal shooting in Arizona

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Posted at 9:52 AM, Feb 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-08 15:05:21-05

KAYENTA, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities on the Navajo Nation are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in northern Arizona.

The Navajo Division of Public Safety said Navajo Police received a call Wednesday afternoon about a man being shot in Kayenta.

Officers responded to an area north of Vendor Village and located a victim.

He was transported to the hospital where he died of his injuries.

A suspect was taken into custody 6 miles south of Kayenta without incident.

Neither the victim nor the suspect's names have been released.

Both Navajo law enforcement and the FBI are investigating.