Inscription House Man Sentenced For Violent Conspiracy, Carjacking

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A man from Inscription House, Arizona, Shaun Hurley, age 39, was convicted by a jury on all charges, including conspiracy, carjacking, robbery, and assault with a dangerous weapon. The jury also found Hurley guilty of three counts of using, brandishing, and discharging a firearm in a crime of violence.

Hurley will be sentenced by U.S. District Judge Douglas L. Rayes on Oct. 29, 2018.

In July of 2017, Hurley participated in a conspiracy to steal a truck from the victim. Hurley and his co-conspirator, who previously pleaded guilty in the case, assaulted the victim with a shotgun and stole his truck. All involved are members of the Navajo Nation, and the crimes occurred on the Navajo Nation Indian Reservation.