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.

Saturday, Mar 31, 2012  |  Updated 12:58 PM PDT
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2 Charged in Failed Arms Deal, Shooting in Richmond

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.

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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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