BREAKING NEWS: Border Patrol agent murdered in Arizona second injured

A U.S. Border Patrol agent has been killed outside Naco, Arizona in the early hours of October 2. Suspected drug smugglers have shot two agents and authorities in the region are not commenting on the condition of the second injured agent who was airlifted to the hospital.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Cochise County Sheriff Department is investigating the shooting. The Cochise Sheriff Department’s outspoken Sheriff, Larry Dever was recently killed in a single car accident.

It’s been just about two years since Border Patrol agent Brian Terry was murdered by a “fast and furious” gun that uncovered the and Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) gunwalking program that allowed more than 2,000 high-powered weapons to fall into the hands of Mexico drug cartels.

The names of the agents have not been disclosed. Check for further details as the story is still breaking.

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© Copyright 2012 Kimberly Dvorak All Rights Reserved.

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