IRS Agent Fatally Shot By Other IRS Agent At Gun Range During Drill

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An Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agent was fatally shot during a routine training exercise at a firing range in north Phoenix on Thursday. The incident occurred at a facility owned by the Federal Bureau of Prisons, but frequently used by other law enforcement agencies under an interagency agreement. The identity of the deceased agent has not been disclosed.

After the shooting, the agent was rushed to HonorHealth Deer Valley Medical Center where they succumbed to their injuries. No additional injuries were reported at the scene.

Charlotte M. Dennis, a spokesperson for the IRS Phoenix field office, confirmed the events but refrained from providing more details about the incident. The FBI’s Phoenix field office will be in charge of the investigation, and the results will be submitted to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Arizona.

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