Desert Invasion - U.S.

Ajo Highway reopened after Border Patrol shooting incident

By Heidi Rowley, Tucson Citizen

Ajo Highway near Ryan Airfield was closed for 2 hours Tuesday evening as U.S. Border Patrol agents searched for two suspects. about 7:45 p.m., an agent pulled over a truck and two individuals got out of the truck.

At that time, Rodriguez said the agent told the dispatcher there were "shots fired."... No one was injured and the two people fled.

Agents are looking for the two individuals and the Pima County Sheriff's Department closed the road during a search. Rodriguez said narcotics were found inside the truck.

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