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FBI joins investigation of fatal shooting at Indian colony

ELKO — The FBI has joined the search for a suspect in a fatal shooting on the Battle Mountain Indian Colony in north-central Nevada.

Federal agents say a murder warrant has been issued for the arrest of Daniel Draper. He’s accused of being involved in the killing of 48-year-old Linford Dick of Owyee.

Police say he was shot to death at about 1 a.m. Tuesday.

Draper is described a 5-foot-5 white male, weighing 160 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He’s known to drive a black 2001 Ford Ranger pickup truck with Nevada license plate NR8764.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the FBI office in Reno at 775-328-4000.

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