(StrictlyNews.com) – Breaking Right Now: A horrific gun battle between law enforcement officers and two suspects aboard an Amtrak train has left one law enforcement officer dead and two others fighting for their lives. Here’s what we know right now as this story develops.
Multiple sources are reporting that a gunfight between federal and local law enforcement officers and at least two suspects aboard an Amtrak train in the southwest part of the United States has killed one Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent and two other law enforcement officers are hospitalized in unknown condition at this moment.
[Update: A second DEA agent is now listed in critical condition]
BREAKING: DEA Agent Dead, 2 Other Law Enforcement Officers Hospitalized Following Gunfight Onboard Amtrak Train In Tucson – https://t.co/RQwIdzNyfD pic.twitter.com/pEJoYfl9Lm— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) October 4, 2021
The federal and local officers were conducting a routine screening for drugs and weapons aboard Amtrak’s famed Sunset Limited train in Tucson, Arizona a bit earlier today when they encountered the suspects. After detaining one of the suspects, the other opened fire on the officers. That suspect was later found dead in a bathroom aboard the train.
This is just the latest, deadly example of how dangerous it is for our men and women who wear the badge and who leave every morning not knowing if they’ll return home to their loved ones that evening.
Here at StrictlyNews.com our prayers are with these courageous officers and their loved ones.
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