Suspect died in crossfire after Border Patrol involved shooting


TUCSON – U.S. Border Patrol agents were involved in a shooting incident with armed suspects near southwest Tucson at around 10:23 a.m. One suspect died in the crossfire. No agents were injured.

According to Pima County Sheriff’s Deputy Tracy Suitt, the incident occurred near South Vahalla Road and West Zorro Road, 10 miles southwest of downtown Tucson.

Multiple weapons were recovered and Border Patrol agents are continuing their search for suspects who were involved with the shooting according to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Department.