Agent Brian A. Terry was shot and killed after encountering a group of suspects at an unspecified location, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a news release. At least four of the suspects are in custody and another is still being pursued.
The incident investigation is being led by the FBI and the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office.
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