Democracy Now: DEA Agent Kills Drug Suspect in Honduras


A U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agent has shot a man to death during a raid on an alleged smuggling operation in Honduras. The U.S. government says the victim had reached for his weapon, prompting the U.S. agent to open fire. It was the latest deadly incident involving U.S. agents following a raid that saw four people killed — including two pregnant women — last month. The latest shooting marked the first where the United States has acknowledged an American agent has killed a suspect.

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~ by wheresthemic on June 25, 2012.

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