Today, U.S. Congressman Paul A. Gosar (R - AZ) released the following statement after learning of a fatal shooting of a Border Patrol agent near Naco, Arizona that also left another agent wounded.
"Today, Arizona and our nation mourn the death of Border Patrol Agent Nicholas J. Ivie who died in the line of duty on the Arizona border last night. My family and I also hope for a speedy recovery for the other agent who was wounded in the attack. It is with a heavy heart that I give my condolences to the agents' families, friends and loved ones and offer my prayers."
"I will continue to watch closely as details of this tragic incident are reported and will continue to pursue all of the actions afforded to Congress to strengthen our border security, empower our local law enforcement and seek justice for the victims."