TUCSON, Ariz. -- The U.S. Border Patrol says that one of its agents has been shot to death after a confrontation in southern Arizona. Border Patrol spokesman Eric Cantu confirmed the agent's death to The Associated Press on Wednesday morning.
Cantu tells KTVK-TV the agent is identified as Brian Terry. Cantu says Terry was shot and killed after confronting several suspects near Rio Rico north of Nogales.
At least four people are in custody and possibly one more remains at large.
Cantu says the FBI and local sheriff's officials are investigating.
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