Border Patrol agent wounded during vehicle stop

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A border patrol agent is recovering after a shooting near the southern border in Texas. Two Customs and Border Protection agents pulled over a vehicle last night in Bracketville, Texas, about 35-miles from the border with Mexico. One of two people in the vehicle opened fire hitting the officer. A second officer returned fire killing the suspect. One person is in custody and being interviewed by the FBI. The wounded agent was released from the hospital and is expected to be okay.

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