ATF agent fatally shoots man selling explosives


By Matthew Nestel
Newsday

NEW YORK A federal agent shot and killed a man suspected of peddling explosives yesterday as he tried to flee in a car, dragging the agent down a Bronx street, law enforcement sources said.

The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent was not seriously hurt in the 6 p.m. shooting at 136th Street near Willis Avenue in Mott Haven. He was treated at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in Manhattan.

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