US Border Patrol agent killed in 2010 shooting

Brian Terry died in a firefight with border bandits in Rio Rico, Arizona.
1:27 | 01/09/19

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Stark reminder of the dangers along the Mexican border tonight a US Border Patrol agent part of an Elite Squad has been killed in a gun battle was bandits. It happened in a violent area known for smuggling drugs and people and Homeland Security secretary Janet in the Powell Tom will be there tomorrow. Mike Von fremd is in real Rico Arizona. The sheriff's deputies say they've captured a man who fits the description. Of the fifth gunmen suspected of murdering a US Border Patrol agent. Brian Terry was shot and killed in a firefight late last night when his four man team came across five armed individuals. The shootout was with bandits who prey on illegal immigrants robbing them as they attempt across the border. Terry in Iraq War veteran is the first border agent who have been killed in the line of duty since 2009. Use the column when he was going on an admission you know and a colleague at Becton. That was the flight that job. Well crossings are down 30% because of fewer jobs in the United States agents say their job is becoming increasingly dangerous. The unspeakable violence in Mexico is unfortunately. Starting to seep across that border. But treacherous situation both for those trying to cross the border and knows trying to stop them. Mike Von fremd ABC news Rio Rico Arizona.

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