Border Patrol agent wounded, suspect killed in Texas traffic stop shooting

Article CAIRCO note: 
From article;  CBP noted  "is frequently used by smugglers to move narcotics and people from the border to San Antonio and other destinations."
Article author: 
Melissa Leon
Article publisher: 
Fox news/ The Associated Press contributed to this report.
Article date: 
14 September 2019
Article category: 
National News
Tags: 
Medium
Article Body: 

A Border Patrol agent was shot and injured Friday night while conducting a traffic stop near the Texas-Mexico border and another agent shot and killed the gunman, authorities said Saturday ...

A passenger in the vehicle fired at the agents, injuring one of them. The second agent returned fire and hit the gunman, who was later pronounced dead at the scene. The vehicle's driver was taken into custody.

CBP later identified the deceased passenger as a 25-year-old man and a U.S. citizen. The driver was identified as a 32-year-old woman, also a U.S. citizen ...

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tweeted about the incident Saturday night, saying, "Border Patrol Agents go out and do their duty each and every day despite the dangers. My prayers are with the agents involved and their families." ...