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Federal agent shot, suspect killed during Texas traffic stop


September 15, 2019

BRACKETTVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Border Patrol agent has been shot and one suspect is dead following a traffic stop east of the border city of Del Rio.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement that two agents pulled over a vehicle Friday evening near Brackettville when a person inside the vehicle fired on them.

One agent was shot and the second agent returned fire, striking and killing the gunman.

The wounded agent was taken to a hospital with injuries that CBP described as not life-threatening.

A second person inside the vehicle was taken into custody.

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