The Oklahoman

DEA agent, gunman killed in train shooting in Arizona


TUCSON, Ariz. – A Drug Enforcemen­t Administra­tion special agent was killed Monday when a passenger, who also died, opened fire as officers were doing a routine inspection for illegal contraband on an Amtrak train in Tucson, Arizona, authoritie­s said. A second agent and a Tucson police officer were wounded. A task force of DEA agents and Tucson police officers had boarded one of the cars to do a check for illegal money, weapons and drugs. Officers were detaining a man when a second man pulled out a handgun and began firing.

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