A man who pled guilty last year to his role in a gun trafficking operation that was linked to the killing of a federal agent in Mexico was sentenced Monday to seven years in prison.
On a pleasant October day at a Fort Worth gun show, the makings of a murder began. Four months after that purchase, an assassin would pull the trigger on the same gun in Mexico, killing a U.S. agent.
The gun used to kill a federal agent in Mexico on Feb. 15 was purchased legally from a company in Joshua, according to information released by federal officials Tuesday.
One of three Lancaster men arrested in an alleged gun-running scheme Monday morning has ties to the killing of a U.S. ICE agent in Mexico, according to an affidavit released Monday.