U.S. Border Agents Shot, 1 Killed By Narcos Near Puerto Rico

  • Three agents were shot, including one fatality, during the gunfire.
  • The agents were “involved in an exchange of gunfire with individuals on board a suspected smuggling vessel upon approach 14 miles off the coast of Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico,” CBP confirmed.
  • Federal agents from Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations were on the scene as agents arrived on the island, and the incident is under investigation.