2 Men Charged After Failed Arms Deal, Shooting in Richmond

Authorities said the two men and a third suspect had arranged to sell firearms to an undercover ATF agent in a restaurant parking lot on Wednesday.

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    Cheryl Hurd
    Other ATF agents who were observing the transaction moved in and shot the third suspect after authorities say one of the men pulled a gun.

    Two men are facing assault charges in connection with an undercover sting in Richmond during which federal agents shot and wounded a third man.

    The San Francisco Chronicle reported that 18-year-old Khusar Mobley and 23-year-old Otis Mobley were charged in federal court this week.

    Authorities say the two men and a third suspect had arranged to sell firearms to an agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in a restaurant parking lot on Wednesday.

    Other ATF agents who were observing the transaction moved in and shot the third suspect after authorities say one of the men pulled a gun.

    The suspect was wounded and remains hospitalized. He has not been identified.

    Authorities say two weapons were recovered from the scene.

    Below is video from after the shooting on Wednesday:

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