Chicago Based ATF Agent was Shot, Wounded Critically, 1 other Dead, 1 in Custody

(ABC) An agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ Chicago Field Division was shot during an undercover operation in Gary on Thursday, the agency said.

Federal authorities said at a news conference Thursday afternoon that the agents “were ambushed.” One agent was shot multiple times and transported to Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus for treatment.

An official told ABC7 Eyewitness News the agent is in critical but stable condition. He was shot in the chest and the arm.

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