An agent for ICE Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in south Texas was shot Tuesday morning while conducting surveillance in a criminal investigation. The special agent was shot shortly before 4 a.m. while driving off road in an unmarked SUV.
The shooting occurred in Hidalgo County, Texas, which is near the Mexican border and a known drug-trafficking route.
The agent, identified as Kelton Harrison, is listed in stable condition at a nearby hospital. Harrison, 32, had surgery for two gunshot wounds to the abdomen on Tuesday. His condition is improving.