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Brackettville Border Patrol Station Agents Involved in Shooting

According to initial reports, at approximately 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 13, two Brackettville Border Patrol Station agents were involved in a shooting incident while performing a vehicle stop on Ranch Road 674 near Brackettville, Texas.
During the vehicle stop, one of the occupants of the vehicle fired a weapon at the agents striking one agent. The other agent returned fire, striking the subject. Agents secured the scene, requested medical assistance, and rendered first aid. EMS arrived on scene shortly thereafter along with the county justice of the peace.
One subject was pronounced dead at the scene, the second subject is in custody. The agent who sustained a gunshot wound in the encounter was taken to a hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. The incident is under investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Customs and Border Protection’s Office of Professional Responsibility, and Texas Rangers.

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