ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting death of a Navajo Nation police officer (all times local):
A federal judge has determined there's probable cause for prosecutors to pursue their case against a man accused of gunning down a police officer on the nation's largest American Indian reservation.
Kirby Cleveland is charged with killing Navajo Nation Officer Houston James Largo on March 11 following what authorities call a drinking binge and domestic violence at the defendant's home in western New Mexico.
Largo was responding to the call when he was shot. He later died from his injuries at a hospital.
Cleveland appeared Wednesday in court, where the judge ordered him held pending trial.
During his initial appearance a day earlier, Cleveland said yes when the judge asked if he understood the allegations in the criminal complaint. He has yet to enter a plea.