Fight at Shiprock apartment leaves 2 injured

August 18, 2013 • State News

SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) — A Navajo Nation police officer responding to an argument at a Shiprock apartment complex was stabbed in the foot and shot a man.

FBI spokesman Frank Fisher says the man’s injuries aren’t [auth] considered life-threatening.

Authorities did not release the names of those involved.

Fisher says Navajo police had responded to a report of a disturbance at the apartment complex Friday night, and a fight broke out.

A woman who answered the phone at the Shiprock Police Department on Saturday said no one was available to take questions.

The Farmington Daily Times ( ) reported that witnesses saw an injured female officer carried to a police car shortly after the shooting.

One resident told the newspaper that bullets had pierced the wall on the west side of his apartment, entering the bedroom.

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