In the northwestern part of Navajo Nation, New Mexico, when a police officer was shot while he was responding to a domestic violence call and later died at a hospital, as per the police authorities.
The Navajo Nation Police Officer Houston James Largo, who was just 27-year-old, was rushed to the hospital by his fellow officers. His situation was so critical, and there is no presence of a prominent hospital nearby, so he was airlifted, and taken to the University of New Mexico Hospital in Albuquerque, where he was pronounced dead by the doctors.
According to the police authorities, the suspect was arrested just after the incident, and he is now in the custody of the police. The FBI have been involved in the matter as the Navajo Nation is situated in multiple states, so the federal police came for investigation, and along with the tribal people, because of the area falls under semi-autonomous region.
In an initial statement by the FBI, Officer Largo was a decorated officer, and with just five years in service, he achieved the status.
Domestic violence is a growing situation in the region and also in major parts of the country, but most of the time the officers have to pay the price with their lives while they were tasked to stop the violence and return peace to a household.
This incident is the second such in a single day, another one happen in the state of Ohio, but the police office is alive as well the suspect.