DEA agent kills suspect during Chicago cocaine bust, agency says

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CHICAGO — A federal agent fatally shot a drug suspect in Chicago on Saturday, officials said.

According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, the agent opened fire about 8:45 a.m. Saturday after the suspect struck him with his vehicle during an attempted traffic stop on South Central Avenue near the Eisenhower Expy. The agent's injuries aren't life-threatening.

The DEA said cocaine was found in the suspect's car.

DEA agents and Chicago police officers were conducting surveillance when packages were exchanged between two people.

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