Heinrich, Luján Shocked By Video Of Tasing At Petroglyph National Monument, Call For Immediate Investigation

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representative Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) issued the following statement on a video showing a park ranger tasing a Native American man in Petroglyph National Monument:

"We are shocked by the video of a National Park Service ranger tasing Darrell House at Petroglyph National Monument on Sunday. We have asked for an immediate investigation into the incident and expect a full accounting of what happened. This landscape is sacred to Tribes and holds deep meaning for the people of New Mexico. Everyone should feel safe and welcome on our public lands."