Transcript for 1 Dead, 1 Wounded in Weeks-Long Oregon Standoff
First to the breaking news in Oregon. The weeks' long standoff between government protesters and law enforcement turning deadly. The leader and several members of the group now under arrest. ABC's Neal Karlinsky has the late in burns, Oregon, good morning. Reporter: Good morning. A dramatic and sudden turn of events here out here overnight with no warning. As a result all of the group's leadership has been taken into custody with the except of one armed rancher killed by law enforcement here overnight. This morning, a shoot-out between the armed occupiers of the federal wildlife refuge in rural Oregon and police including the FBI has left one occupier dead and another wounded. Group leader ammon Bundy and his brother were arrested in the shoot-out and could be seen handcuffed face down on the road. The armed militia seized control of this national wildlife refuge in early January and they have occupied it ever since. Group's spokesman Lavoy finicum was killed in the shoot-out during a traffic stop outside the compound. He spoke with George earlier this month. We have no intent of pointing a gun at anybody. We must be clear, who's pointing guns at me and ammon, they have. Who said we will shoot you, we never have. They have. Reporter: Ranch supporters claim he was murdered in cold blood. His daughter is saying the father of 11 had his hands in the air when he was shot. They just unloaded on him and just shot him like a whole bunch of times and they killed him. Reporter: As a local hospital in the nearby town of burns went on lockdown while treating one suspect, authorities said at least eight were arrested including an online blogger who supported the group. Women and children need to get out of there right now. Reporter: And John ritzheimer famous about his online postings. Nobody here will fire the first shot. Reporter: It was in its 24th day and had been mostly peaceful but townspeople and Oregon's governor had expressed frustration, the occupation had been allowed to continue so long. The big question no is what happens out at the wildlife refuge. There are still people holed up in there but police have surrounded the area and set up roadblocks. Also a concern that Lavoy finicum will be made a martyr. There was a lot of anger over his death at the hands of law enforcement. A lot of people writing in on the group's Facebook page very, very angry. Police continue to surround the area. A dicey situation we'll continue to monitor. George and Amy. All right, Neal Carlin city,
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