Sharyl Attkisson
CBS News
December 17, 2012

The family of murdered Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry is suing seven government employees and a gun shop and its owner for negligence and wrongful death.

The 72-page lawsuit filed last week claims the defendants “created, organized, implemented and/or participated in a plan – code named ‘Operation Fast and Furious’ – to facilitate the distribution of dangerous firearms to violent criminals” and that they “knew or should have known that their actions would cause substantial injuries, significant harm, and even death to Mexican and American civilians and law enforcement, but were recklessly indifferent to the consequence of their actions.”

Agent Terry was gunned down in Arizona on Dec. 15, 2010 by illegal immigrants who used at least two rifles bought in Fast and Furious.

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