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Border agent shot to death near Naco, partner wounded
Arizona Daily Star ^ | October 2, 2012

Posted on 10/02/2012 7:26:10 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife


A truck drives on the Mexican-side of the border fence between Naco and the San Pedro Riparian National Conservation area in this 2007 file photo. Two agents assigned to the Border Patrol's Naco station were shot Tuesday morning. One agent died.

A U.S. Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded early today in a shooting near the U.S.-Mexico border.

The agents were on duty near Bisbee when the shooting occurred about 2 a.m., according to various wire reports.

The wounded agent was airlifted to a hospital. He was reportedly shot in the ankle and buttocks, the Associated Press reported.

The agents were assigned to the Naco station. It was recently renamed to honor Brian Terry, who was slain in a shootout with border bandits in 2010 near Nogales.The shooting was later linked to the Fast and Furious gun-smuggling operation.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; borderagentkilled; borderfence; borderpatrol; borderwars; brianterrystation; fastandfurious; gunrunner; illegals; murdergate; officerdown; shadowwars; sinaloacartel; usbp; usmexicoborder

1 posted on 10/02/2012 7:26:16 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Prayers and condolences for the family of the boarder guard killed. RIP.

We have NO boarders!


2 posted on 10/02/2012 7:33:35 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: All

More:

http://www.chron.com/news/article/Border-Patrol-agent-shot-killed-on-patrol-in-Ariz-3908845.php


3 posted on 10/02/2012 7:36:18 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Biggirl

4 posted on 10/02/2012 7:37:38 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Relax, it’s just another “bump in the road”. /sarc off


5 posted on 10/02/2012 7:37:54 AM PDT by anoldafvet (One million people attended Obama's inauguration, 14 of them missed work)
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To: Biggirl

We have boarders.

We have no borders.


6 posted on 10/02/2012 7:38:32 AM PDT by rmichaelj
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Thank you Mr obama. It’s not bad enough that you’re getting our folks killed everyday in raghead land, now you’re getting them killed here too.
You, sir are the second biggest threat to this nation. The first danger to our country is the media that continues to ignore all the crap you do and have done.


7 posted on 10/02/2012 7:38:40 AM PDT by taillightchaser (When a dimorat says"The American people" the next words will be a lie.)
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To: anoldafvet; All

“.............The Border Patrol station in question was named after slain Agent Brian Terry, whose murder brought the Obama Administration’s deadly Operation Fast and Furious to a screeching halt, because weapons deliberately ”walked” across the border by ATF agents were recovered from the scene. At the present time, there is no indication that the weapons used in this new attack came from Operation Fast and Furious.

Terry wasn’t the only U.S. law enforcement agent killed by weapons Eric Holder’s Justice Department lost track of. The big Univision report on Fast and Furious confirmed something that serious students of the scandal (i.e. not mainstream media reporters) have long suspected: Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agent Jaime Zapata was killed with a “walked” gun in February 2011. The Zapata murder weapon was “not from Arizona and Fast and Furious,” but came from “a very similar operation,” according to court testimony from Zapata’s sister.

The leading congressional investigators of Fast and Furious, Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), have asked the Inspector General of the Justice Department to investigate Zapata’s murder.”

http://www.humanevents.com/2012/10/02/border-patrol-agent-killed-near-brian-terry-station-another-agent-wounded/


8 posted on 10/02/2012 7:42:39 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: taillightchaser

“.......An FBI source has confirmed to Townhall there is a concern the weapons used today are linked to Operation Fast and Furious. We will update as more information becomes available.”

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2012/10/02/breaking_border_patrol_agent_killed_in_arizona


9 posted on 10/02/2012 7:47:59 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: rmichaelj

“A Border Patrol agent was killed and another wounded, presumably by drug smugglers, in a dangerous drug smuggling corridor in Arizona near the Mexico border. The shootings occurred near the Brian Terry station in Naco TX, which was recently renamed to honor Terry who was killed in the line of duty in December 2010.

The Arizona – Mexico border is the most dangerous because it is so rugged that giant fences can’t be built. That’s why so much smuggling, both drug and human, happens there. Also, Tohono O’Odham nation land crosses the border. This adds more complexity to the problem because it is sovereign land and US law enforcement isn’t allowed there.

The drug cartels have better weapons and technology than law enforcement in the US. They frequently have spotters in high areas with night vision goggles and radios (and well as full auto rifles.) Sheriff Paul Babeu says there are entire areas in Pinal County that are not under control of the US. He’s not exaggerating.”

http://polizeros.com/2012/10/02/border-patrol-agent-killed-in-arizona/


10 posted on 10/02/2012 7:51:22 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Each dead border agent gives Obama 2.5% in polls.


11 posted on 10/02/2012 7:52:44 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Impeach Holder
12 posted on 10/02/2012 7:53:33 AM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: Bon mots; All
As college student, Holder participated in ‘armed’ takeover of Columbia University ROTC office

Activist worries Obama will pardon Marxist terror leader responsible for father’s murder [FALN - Hillary, Bill and Holder]

13 posted on 10/02/2012 7:57:35 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

One news report stated the US Border Agents were patrolling on horseback when attacked. Another report suggested it occurred in a small border town. ????


14 posted on 10/02/2012 7:57:42 AM PDT by RAY (God Bless the USA!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

One news report stated the US Border Agents were patrolling on horseback when attacked. Another report suggested it occurred in a small border town. ????


15 posted on 10/02/2012 7:57:42 AM PDT by RAY (God Bless the USA!)
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To: RAY

I read three agents were on horseback investigating (around 2AM) after an alarm was triggered along the fence.


16 posted on 10/02/2012 8:00:03 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; Joe Brower; Travis McGee; LucyT; vette6387; MetaThought; 60Gunner; XHogPilot; ...
More info here...


“’But, I do fear the loss of my honor and would rather die fighting than to have it said that I was without courage. So I will fight you, no matter how insurmountable it may seem, to the death if need be, in order that it may never be said of me that I was not a warrior.’ -Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry”

17 posted on 10/02/2012 8:02:41 AM PDT by MestaMachine (obama kills and none dare call it treason.)
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To: Bon mots
I wonder how Mr. Obama will handle a question in the debates on this murder?
TWB
18 posted on 10/02/2012 8:05:33 AM PDT by TWhiteBear (Sarah Palin...The Flame of the North)
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To: taillightchaser

I agree with #7

I looked at the piture. Where is the razor wire across the top of that fence. Any half physical human could climb over that.


19 posted on 10/02/2012 8:07:11 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Thanks for posting. Condolences to the family and friends of the murdered agent.


20 posted on 10/02/2012 8:14:19 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: TWhiteBear
I wonder how Mr. Obama will handle a question in the debates on this murder? TWB

PravdaUSA will not be asking that question as it wasn't submitted to White House for approval beforehand.

21 posted on 10/02/2012 8:15:06 AM PDT by notaliberal
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To: Venturer

And, believe it or not, that is the “good part” of the fence. Most of it around there is either non-existent, or some wooden fence posts. I don’t necessarily believe that a fence across the entire southern border is the answer — it turns our formerly beautiful desert areas into even uglier war zones — but it sure helped the San Diego sector when they put up a REAL fence.


22 posted on 10/02/2012 8:23:03 AM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Why were they on horseback to investigated an alram trip? Its pitch black at 2am. Don’t they have armored suvs? Has Obama cut their budget too?


23 posted on 10/02/2012 8:35:38 AM PDT by timlot
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To: timlot

I do not know if that is accurate. It’s what was reported.


24 posted on 10/02/2012 8:41:47 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: timlot

btw - one way to find out is to contact PETA (they’ll want answers) - if the agent (as reported) was shot in the ankle and buttocks - it may be that the horse was wounded too.


25 posted on 10/02/2012 8:43:34 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Biggirl

Very sad to hear another agent murdered and one wounded.

I suggest that since we spend billions on conventions that we have billboards across the land and internet with these guy’s pictures saying simply, “If you do drugs, you were partly responsible for these murders.”


26 posted on 10/02/2012 8:56:22 AM PDT by YouGoTexasGirl
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To: timlot
Border Patrol Horse Patrol Units are used to patrol areas where no vehicles can go (SUVs, ATVs, etc), and riders are able to get closer to the smugglers before detection because the horses are quieter than motorized vehicles. Also, horses can see well at night, much better than people and are able to gallop into the darkness in pursuit whereas BP Agents can't just hit the gas and ride into the darkness in a vehicle — NVGs or not, the terrain won't allow it.

Horse Patrol training is difficult and only about 30% actually graduate. Tough training and involves riding horseback no less than 8hrs a day, starting with no saddle or bridle, to a bridal and the saddle is finally added the last week of training.

(My son is a Border Patrol, Horse Patrol Agent in Arizona, that is why O know about this. Fox News did a report on Horse Patrol a while back, can[t find it in YouTube and it might still be in the Fox News website. . .Adam Housley did the report.)

The entire Border Patrol is out looking right now for the shooter(s).

FBI on scene investigating—this does NOT inspire confidence because they are incompetent buffoons that are accountants and lawyers, not field agents.

27 posted on 10/02/2012 9:02:31 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: RAY

In the desert scrub. . .not in a town.


28 posted on 10/02/2012 9:03:14 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: YouGoTexasGirl

Exactly.

Change the law FIRST, then be a user if you want.

Til then, if you are a user, you are paying cartels/rip crews to kill our Agents.


29 posted on 10/02/2012 9:04:39 AM PDT by Hulka
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Authorities have not identified the agents who were assigned to the Naco station, about 100 miles southeast of Tucson.

The border patrol station in Naco was recently named after Terry.

Bill: Name BP's Naco station after slain Agt. Brian Terry

Posted Jul 28, 2011, 1:53 pm

Dylan Smith TucsonSentinel.com

A bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would name the Border Patrol's Naco station after Agt. Brian Terry, who was killed while patrolling near Rio Rico in December.

The proposed change, introduced late Wednesday by California GOP Rep. Darrell Issa and Democrat Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland, was welcomed by the office of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in a Thursday news release.

“Brian Terry died protecting the men and women of Southern Arizona,” said Pia Carusone, Giffords' chief of staff.

“Naming the Border Patrol station in Naco after him is a fitting tribute to someone who paid the ultimate price in the service of his country.”

Terry was based at the Naco station.

http://www.tucsonsentinel.com/

Read more on Newsmax.com: Border Patrol Agent Shot Dead, Another Wounded in Arizona

30 posted on 10/02/2012 9:29:55 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Welcome to Obama’s family. The typical that a black inner city family gets in terms of a dead beat dad, whether he is not in the house, or, worse, he is in the house.


31 posted on 10/02/2012 9:53:38 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Biggirl

But Bush JR. said they were willing to do the jobs Nigg’, err.. I mean AMericans would not do...

Are RINOs stupid racists in disguise? Is that why they are so quiet and so much for the woeing of white women like Hillary?


32 posted on 10/02/2012 9:56:36 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Prayers for both the family and the soul of the fallen agent. Prayers for both the family and the wounded agent also.


33 posted on 10/02/2012 10:45:36 AM PDT by Ratman83
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Let me guess, the WH will try to pretend nothing happened.


34 posted on 10/02/2012 10:57:53 AM PDT by matt04
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
The drug cartels have better weapons and technology than law enforcement in the US. They frequently have spotters in high areas with night vision goggles and radios (and well as full auto rifles.) Sheriff Paul Babeu says there are entire areas in Pinal County that are not under control of the US. He’s not exaggerating.”

We would do well to get out of Afghanistan, declare the border area a Special Forces training area, and have them hunt down invaders and engage in sniper/counter-sniper activities.

35 posted on 10/02/2012 11:09:10 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Charlie Daniels - Payback Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWwTJj_nosI)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife; HiJinx; Borax Queen; idratherbepainting; AZHSer; Sabertooth; A Navy Vet; ...
Don't worry, the FBI, I mean the Keystone Cops are investigating.


36 posted on 10/02/2012 12:27:12 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: SandRat

Yeah, I noticed the puffed-up feds, playing with their military vehicles like we’re in Iraq (on our local news).... All a big show. (Or, to hurry and destroy any F&F evidence.)


37 posted on 10/02/2012 12:49:16 PM PDT by Borax Queen
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

MORE SLUGS FOR ROMNEYS DEBATE SHOTGUN


38 posted on 10/02/2012 1:42:46 PM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: SandRat
The FBI is too busy looking for ‘extremists’ - the kind who object to illegals working in the United States to be bothered with this murder...
39 posted on 10/03/2012 8:49:36 AM PDT by GOPJ (You only establish a feel for the line by having crossed it. - - Freeper One Name)
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