Wednesday morning law enforcement set up road blocks surrounding an Oregon wildlife refuge. The block off comes after after a series of arrests resulted in a shootout leaving one activist dead and eight others in custody.

The activists have been in an ongoing standoff with police for more than three weeks, after a group of men and women took over a remote facility in southeastern Oregon. The group is protesting the imprisonment of two local ranchers convicted of committing arson on public lands.

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The Washington Post reports,

On Tuesday afternoon, with the group’s leaders away from the refuge and traveling on a highway, FBI agents and the Oregon State Police moved to arrest them on federal charges. Five occupiers were arrested on the highway, including Ammon Bundy, the group’s leader. Three other people tied to the situation were later arrested in Oregon and Arizona.

The eight people arrested on the Oregon highway willingly surrendered to authorities except for one man. LaVoy Finicum, a spokesman for the group, refused to surrender and was fatally shot. Authorities are currently investigating the shooting.

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