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Border Patrol agent killed in shooting

WASHINGTON – A U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded in a shooting near the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona, the Department of Homeland Security said Tuesday.

The agents were involved in a shooting on duty near Bisbee, Ariz., early Tuesday, the department said.

The wounded agent was airlifted to a hospital after being shot in the ankle and buttocks, according to the department.

The agents were assigned to the Naco, Ariz., station about 100 miles southeast of Tucson.

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