DEA agent killed in capturing on Amtrak practice in Arizona

One federal agent was killed and one other is in crucial situation following a capturing on an Amtrak practice in Tucson, Arizona. The capturing broke out because the brokers had been trying to find weapons and medicines.

Officers stated the violence began as a confrontation on the practice between two DEA brokers and a suspect.»They had been checking for unlawful weapons, cash, medicine, that is one thing they do, as I stated, routinely,» Tucson Police Chief Chris Magnus stated.

However this time, it turned lethal. When the primary barrage of photographs had been fired, onlookers did not know what was occurring till they noticed a Ok-9 officer run towards the gunman. Then somebody yelled, «Get out of there! Get out of there!» earlier than extra gunfire started. The officer backed off the practice and ran for his life because the gunman fired at him. The shootout continued, with bullets ricocheting round Tucson’s downtown practice depot.The practice, which runs between Los Angeles and New Orleans, was carrying 137 passengers and 11 crew members, and arrived in Tucson round 8 a.m. There have been no accidents to any crew members or passengers, an Amtrak spokesperson stated. 

Particular Agent in Cost Sherry Oz stated that along with the agent that died and the agent in crucial situation, a job power officer can also be in secure situation. The suspected shooter was discovered lifeless on the practice and a second suspect was taken into custody, Magnus stated. He stated he didn’t know if the suspected shooter was killed by regulation enforcement or if he took his personal life.The FBI is «processing the scene with help from ATF and Tucson PD,» the bureau stated in a press release. The investigation is ongoing.