Two ICE agents shot

Posted by Shazy on Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Two U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were shot in the line of duty today approximately 100 miles outside Mexico City Tuesday. One of the officers has died from his wounds, reports the Associated Press, quoting an anonymous official. A U.S. Embassy spokesman in Mexico City tells CBS News the two agents were shot while driving from Mexico City to Monterey by unknown assailants.
"ICE is working with the U.S. State Department, Mexican authorities and other U.S. law enforcement partners to investigate the shooting. Our thoughts and prayers are with our colleagues," ICE officials said in a statement this afternoon.
Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano condemned the attacks.
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