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FBI investigates Border Patrol shooting near Douglas

Nobody was injured in the shooting, CBP says.
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DOUGLAS, Ariz. — The FBI is investigating after a Border Patrol agent was involved in a shooting near Douglas, Arizona on Wednesday. 

The agent tried to pull a vehicle over around 2:30 p.m., but it did not stop, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesperson said. 

There were no reports of any injuries at the time of the preliminary report. 

Officials do not have more information about the incident because of the remoteness and poor service radio communications in the area, CBP said. 

The department issued the following statement:

"On April 1, 2020 at approximately 2:30 p.m., a Border Patrol Agent from the Tucson Sector was involved in a failure to yield incident and agent involved shooting near Douglas, Arizona. No injuries were reported at the time of this preliminary report. 
An investigation is underway. The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the lead investigative agency and should be contacted for further information."


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