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Border Patrol Agent Killed

FBI: Friendly fire killed Arizona Border Patrol agent

FBI: Friendly fire killed Arizona Border Patrol agent

Border Patrol Agent Nicholas J. Ivie was killed by friendly fire, federal investigators confirmed today.

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Border agent slain; partner wounded

Border agent slain; partner wounded

Border Patrol agents peer over the border fence into Mexico, searching for suspects in the shooting death of agent Nick Ivie and the wounding of another agent. The killing took place in an area known for decades as a drug-smuggling corridor.

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Border agent slain; partner wounded

Border agent slain; partner wounded

was a 30-year-old father of two girls.

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Border agent slain; partner wounded

Border agent slain; partner wounded

Manuel Padilla, center, acting chief patrol agent for the Tucson Sector, and other Border Patrol personnel pay close attention during a news conference at the Brian A. Terry Border Patrol Station in Naco.

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Border agent slain; partner wounded

Border agent slain; partner wounded

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection helicopter covers the area where Border Patrol agent Nick Ivie was killed early Tuesday. A second agent was airlifted to a Tucson hospital with wounds that were not life-threatening; a third agent at the scene was not injured.

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Border agent slain; partner wounded

Border agent slain; partner wounded

Detective Bill Silva, left, of the Bisbee Police Department and a Drug Enforcement Administration agent patrol a fence line near the spot where Border Patrol agent Nick Ivie was killed.

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Monday's shootings of two Border Patrol agents "just goes to show that whether you are an armed Border Patrol agent on duty or a simple rancher like Rob Krentz out working his ranch - if you're in border country you are in peril," said Rod Rothrock, acting sheriff of Cochise County.

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