Three agents, assigned near the
None of the agents was immediately identified pending notification of relatives. The wounded agent did not have life-threatening wounds and was airlifted to a hospital, according to Crystal Amarillas, a spokeswoman for the Tucson Sector Border Patrol.
Both agents were assigned to the Brian Terry Station, she said. The station, formerly called the Naco Station, is located in Bisbee, in southeast
In September, Naco Station was renamed the Brian Terry Station in honor of the slain Border Patrol agent. Tuesday's shootings came two weeks after the release of a federal inquiry -- into the botched Operation Fast and Furious gun trafficking investigation -- prompted by Terry's 2010 murder. Two weapons found at the scene of Terry's slaying were linked to an undercover federal investigation that allowed about 2,000 guns to fall into the hands of Mexican drug cartel enforcers and other criminals.