PIMA COUNTY, Ariz — One person is dead after a shooting Tuesday involving Border Patrol agents in Pima County, according to the Pima County Sheriff's Department.
Sheriff's officials said shortly before 7 p.m., Pima County deputies were asked to assist USBP agents pursuing a vehicle on Highway 286, near Sasabe, Ariz.
Officials said during the pursuit, a shooting had occurred. Customs and Border Protection officials told KVOA, the vehicle was involved in human smuggling, and the driver of the vehicle was shot and killed.
The name of the person and agents involved have not been released.
This is a developing story. Stay with 12News for updates.
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