BISBEE, Ariz. (WKOW) -- Authorities have identified the Border Patrol agent who was shot to death overnight in Arizona near the U.S. border with Mexico as 30-year-old Nicolas Ivie.
A second agent was wounded. He has not yet been identified.
Officials say this is the first fatal shooting of an agent since a deadly firefight with Mexican bandits two years ago that prompted Congress to look into a botched government gun-smuggling investigation.
The FBI is investigating Tuesday's shooting. The agency isn't saying whether investigators have recovered guns or bullet casings at the scene.
WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- The Department of Homeland Security says a U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded in a shooting near the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona.
Authorities say the agents were involved in a shooting on duty near Bisbee, Arizona, on Tuesday morning.
The department says the wounded agent is being airlifted to a hospital.
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