US immigration agent shot and killed in Mexico
MEXICO CITY — A U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent was killed and another wounded in the line of duty Tuesday while driving through northern Mexico, a Mexican official said.
The two agents were driving in the northern state of San Luis Potosi when they were stopped at what appeared to be a military checkpoint, said the official, who could not be named because he was not authorized to speak publicly about the case.
After they stopped, someone opened fire on them, the official said.
The agents were assigned to the ICE Attache office in Mexico’s capital were attacked by unknown assailants while driving between Mexico City and the northern city of Monterrey, according an ICE statement.