Wednesday, June 28, 2017

LaVoy Finicum shooting: FBI agent indicted for alleged false statements | OregonLive.com

LaVoy Finicum shooting: FBI agent indicted for alleged false statements | OregonLive.com: An FBI agent has been indicted on federal accusations that he lied about firing at Robert "LaVoy" Finicum last year as police arrested the leaders of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation.

The agent will face allegations of making a false statement with intent to obstruct justice, according to sources familiar with the case.

The indictment stems from a more than yearlong investigation by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Justice. The agent will be identified when he's summoned to appear in U.S. District Court in Portland at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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