TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - Officials said a Border Patrol agent was stabbed multiple times before he fatally shot a suspect near Nogales on Monday, Sept. 21.
According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, it happened around 7 p.m. The agent was patrolling on foot east of Nogales when the tried to arrest a group of immigrants.
One of the immigrants allegedly attacked the agent with a knife before he was fatally shot by the agent.
Authorities said the agent had multiple stab wounds and was flown to a Tucson-area hospital, where he was treated and released.
This incident is being investigated by the FBI.
The FBI will investigate the shooting.