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Teen Indicted in Agent's Shooting

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Posted: Feb 20, 2013 3:35 PM

Updated: Feb 21, 2013 12:39 AM

EDINBURG - A Hargill teenager has been indicted for his alleged role in the shooting of a federal agent.

Marquez Alvarado, 17, will be arraigned on attempted murder charges on March 5.

Investigators said Alvarado helped his father and brother attack Homeland Security Investigations Special Agent Kelton Harrison and his partner near Hargill. The agents were on a surveillance mission when the attack happened, officials said.

Alvarado will stand trial as an adult, officials said. He faces up to 20 years in prison.

His father and brother will also be tried for their alleged role in the crime.

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