Saturday, June 10, 2023
HomeUS NewsFederal Agent Killed During Training in Florida

Federal Agent Killed During Training in Florida

A US Customs and Border Protection patch is seen on the arm of an agent in the Jacumba mountains in Imperial County, California on October 6, 2022. (ALLISON DINNER/AFP via Getty Images)

MIAMI — A U.S. Customs and Border Protection firearms instructor was shot and killed during a training class Wednesday morning at a South Florida gun range, officials said.

The shooting occurred just before 11 a.m. at the Trail Glades Range in western Miami-Dade County, Miami-Dade police spokesman Angel Rodriguez said during a news conference. The agent was airlifted to a Miami trauma center, where he died from his injuries.

Customs and Border Protection spokesman Michael Silva confirmed during the news conference that an agent had been assigned to the county-owned range as an instructor.

Miami-Dade homicide detectives will investigate the shooting. Officials didn’t immediately identify the agent or release any details about how the agent was shot.

The Associated Press


Source link


Most Popular

Recent Comments