Indictment, reward revealed in guns operation

The FBI offered a $1 million reward Monday for information…

The FBI offered a $1 million reward Monday for information leading to arrests of four fugitives in the killing of a border agent whose death is the focus of a Washington showdown over a botched gun-trafficking operation.

The announcement came as the Justice Department unsealed an indictment charging the four men — along with a suspect in custody — in the killing of agent Brian Terry, who was shot while on patrol in an Arizona canyon in December 2010.

The indictment did not mention “Fast and Furious,” the controversial gun-trafficking operation run by the Phoenix office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. But it was Terry’s death that led to a congressional inquiry into the operation and, more recently, a House vote to hold Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt of Congress.

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