GALLUP, N.M. (AP) – Federal and tribal authorities are searching for a Gallup man accused of a Christmas Day stabbing on the Navajo Nation.
FBI spokesman Frank Fisher said Saturday a federal arrest warrant was initially issued for 43-year-old Calvin Bennie Fuson on Jan. 22.
Fuson has been charged with assault with a dangerous weapon with the intent to do bodily harm.
Authorities say Fuson stabbed an adult relative in the chest with a long kitchen knife in Naschitti on Dec. 25, 2013.
They say the victim survived.
Fuson is described as Native American, 6 feet tall, approximately 172 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.
He also has tattoos on his hands and upper right arm.