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  • Border Patrol agents had radio contact before shooting

    11/03/2012 8:31:20 AM PDT · by SandRat · 13 replies
    BISBEE — Two U.S. Border Patrol agents communicated by radio with agent Nicholas Ivie prior to the Oct. 2 shooting that resulted in his death in a remote area of southern Cochise County, based on information released by the Sheriff’s Office on Friday. Several reports totaling 39 pages were released to the media after a public records request. Some information in the documents has been redacted, including the names of the surviving agents and most ballistics evidence. Ivie, 30, was fatally shot on Oct. 2 at around 1:30 a.m., when he and two other Border Patrol agents responded to a...
  • FBI: Border shooting was likely an accident [Nicholas Ivie -- "friendly fire"]

    10/05/2012 5:25:40 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | 8:04 PM EDT, Fri October 5, 2012 | CNN Wire Staff
    This week's fatal shooting of a U.S. Border Patrol agent and the wounding of another in Arizona was likely the result of friendly fire, the FBI said late Friday. "While it is important to emphasize that the FBI's investigation is actively continuing, there are strong preliminary indications that the death of United States Border Patrol Agent Nicholas J. Ivie, 30, and the injury to a second agent was the result of an accidental shooting incident involving only the agents," James Turgal, special agent in charge of the FBI's Phoenix division, said in a statement. "At the appropriate time further information...