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    Cecil Vijil, Jr., allegedly shot at a deputy and FBI agent who arrived at his home on the Navajo Nation on April 30, prompting the FBI to ask for the public’s help in finding him. At about 7 p.m. Saturday, May 1, a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer arrested Vijil, who at the time was walking along Highway 160 on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation south of Cortez.

    Cecil Vijil, Jr.

    The FBI said the April 30 incident occurred when the special agent and a San Juan County Sheriff’s deputy went to Vijil’s home near Aneth, on the Navajo Nation, as part of an investigation into another crime. That’s when Vijil allegedly fired multiple rounds at the special agent and deputy. No one was injured.

    Cecil Vijil, Jr., allegedly shot at a deputy and FBI agent who arrived at his home on the Navajo Nation on April 30, prompting the FBI to ask for the public’s help in finding him. At about 7 p.m. Saturday, May 1, a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer arrested Vijil, who at the time was walking along Highway 160 on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation south of Cortez.

    The FBI said the April 30 incident occurred when the special agent and a San Juan County Sheriff’s deputy went to Vijil’s home near Aneth, on the Navajo Nation, as part of an investigation into another crime. That’s when Vijil allegedly fired multiple rounds at the special agent and deputy. No one was injured.

    Cecil Vijil, Jr., allegedly shot at a deputy and FBI agent who arrived at his home on the Navajo Nation on April 30, prompting the FBI to ask for the public’s help in finding him. At about 7 p.m. Saturday, May 1, a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer arrested Vijil, who at the time was walking along Highway 160 on the Ute Mountain Ute Reservation south of Cortez.

    The FBI said the April 30 incident occurred when the special agent and a San Juan County Sheriff’s deputy went to Vijil’s home near Aneth, on the Navajo Nation, as part of an investigation into another crime. That’s when Vijil allegedly fired multiple rounds at the special agent and deputy. No one was injured.

    Vijil has been charged with assault on a federal officer and other charges.

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