US agent, suspected smuggler killed off Puerto Rico coast

Federal agents wait for news of their injured colleagues outside the Rio Piedras Medical Center in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, who were airlifted from the coast of Cabo Rojo, a major drug smuggling corridor for cocaine coming out of South America known as the Mona Passage. A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent and a suspected smuggler died during a shootout Thursday off the Puerto Rican coast, authorities said. (Courtesy of Carlos Giusti/GFR MEDIA via AP)

US agent, suspected smuggler killed off Puerto Rico coast