Border Patrol agent shot Tuesday east of Bisbee
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BISBEE — A U.S. Border Patrol agent was fatally shot early Tuesday morning in rugged terrain in a remote area seven miles east of Bisbee and about five miles north of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Agent Nicholas Ivie, 30, was killed around 1:30 a.m. after he and two other agents responded to a tripped sensor, hit near mile marker 352 on Highway 80. One other agent sustained non-life threatening wounds, was airlifted to a local hospital and was reported to be in stable condition on Tuesday afternoon, according to a press release.
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