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Border Patrol agents involved in shooting near Casa Grande

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Posted at 6:56 AM, Aug 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-21 09:56:20-04

TUCSON, Ariz. — U.S. Border Patrol agents were involved in a shooting near Casa Grande Thursday.

According to the Border Patrol, the incident happened at 7:35 p.m. A suspect with a rifle fired shots at agents after fleeing a checkpoint.

One suspect suffered non-life threatening injuries in the shooting. The FBI is leading the investigation.