Report: Mexican troops arrest 2 in killing of U.S. Border Patrol agent Nicholas Ivie

NACO, AZ - Reuters is reporting two suspects have been arrested in the killing of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie , who was shot to death Tuesday.

The news source said a Mexican Army officer told them the suspects are being detained in the city of Agua Prieta, Mexico, a few miles away from where Ivie, 30, was shot to death.

ABC15 is working to confirm the information.

Ivie was killed after he and two other agents responded to a sensor hit a few miles north of the Arizona-Mexico border just before 2 a.m. Tuesday, seven miles east of Bisbee.

The two other agents involved included one who was shot in the buttocks and ankle, but is expected to be OK.

Stay with abc15.com for updates.

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