FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
March 12, 2017

Navajo Police Officer Shot in New Mexico

UPDATE: The officer has passed away. He was Houston James Largo, 27, a decorated officer with five years of service. The case remains under investigation.


The FBI and Navajo Nation are investigating a shooting that critically injured a Navajo Police Officer.

The officer was shot while responding to a domestic violence call near Prewitt, New Mexico, on the Navajo Nation, early Sunday morning.

A suspect is in custody.

The officer was airlifted to the University of New Mexico Hospital.

The New Mexico State Police and McKinley County Sheriff's Office are assisting with the investigation.

More information will be released when it is available.