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Texas Agent Who Shot and Killed Chihuahua Named “Sassy” No Longer With FBI

FBI Agent Shot A Chihuahua Just Like This One/istock photo
FBI Agent Shot A Chihuahua Just Like This One/istock photo

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

The Texas FBI agent who shot and killed his neighbor’s 3 pound Chihuahua named “Sassy” with a pellet rifle in the Waco, Tex. area in 2008, is no longer with the FBI.

Erik Vasys, an FBI spokesman in San Antonio, on Tuesday confirmed that agent Leslie Ledger, 41, was “no longer an employee of the FBI.”  He declined to discuss the circumstances behind Ledger’s departure several weeks ago. Ledger had been under internal investigation for the shooting, and had been  expected to face some type of discipline, in all likelihood ranging from a suspension to a firing.

“Personnel actions are matters between the FBI and the employee themselves,” Vasys said in a statement. “As such, the Federal Privacy Act prohibits any further comment by the FBI on these matters.”

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Kansas FBI Task Force Shoots and Wounds Wanted Man in Gunfire Exchange

olathe-map-ksBy Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

A  man wanted on a warrant for aggravated assault, was shot and wounded Sunday in a Kansas City, Ks., suburb after exchanging gunfire with an FBI Violent Crime Safe Streets Task Force, the Kansas City Star reported.

The paper reported that task force members confronted the man about 7:15 p.m. outside a Subway restaurant  in the town of  Olathe when he drew a gun. Gunfire was exchanged and he was shot in the torso and arm. He was treated at a local hospital.

No law enforcement officers were injured.

Texas Trooper Shot and Wounded While Helping FBI Serve WarrantT

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By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

A Texas state trooper was shot and wounded late Monday night while helping FBI agents serve a federal warrant at an apartment on the south side of Dallas, the Associated Press reported.

The exact condition of the trooper was not immediately released, but AP reported that he was conscious just before being taken to Baylor University Medical Center.

The Texas Department of Public Safety said the trooper was providing backup for the FBI around 10 p.m. when shots rang out, the AP reported.

The incident happened across from the Dallas Veterans Affairs Hospital near Texas 342 and Loop 12.

Buffalo FBI Agent Shot and Wounded Apparently By Another Agent During Drug Dealer Roundup

A bullet is a bullet, friendly fire or not. It’s one of law enforcement’s biggest nightmares: shooting one of their own.

By Dan Herbeck, Lou Michel and Gene Warner
News Staff Reporters
BUFFALO — An FBI agent was shot early this morning, apparently by another agent, while executing an arrest warrant during a roundup of major drug trafficking suspects on the city’s East Side.

Police would not reveal the agent’s name, the extent of his injuries or his condition after he was shot about 6 a.m. while trying to make an arrest at a house on Coit Street.

But two law enforcement officials who know the agent told The Buffalo News that he was in stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound to his shoulder that was not life-threatening.

The wounded agent was seen sitting up, wearing an oxygen mask, as he was taken by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center, where he was reportedly visited by his wife.
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