Friendly fire likely was to blame in a shooting near the Arizona-Mexico line that killed one federal agent and wounded another
apparently opened fire first and wounded one of the other agents but was killed in the return fire.
“I don’t know what it was he saw or heard that triggered this whole event,” McCubbin said. “Unfortunately it resulted in his death and another agent injured.”
Authorities said a plainclothes agent shot 32-year-old Valeria Alvarado after she rammed him with her car Friday
“Without her even able to say a word — I didn’t hear anything — [he] just came across and just shot at the windshield many times,” Gullbeau said.
Eight people have been killed along the border in the past two years. One man died a short time after being beaten and tased, an event recorded by two eyewitnesses
Sunday two men were killed while travel with over a dozen migrants in Arizona by armed men “camouflage.”
Four police officers, including the president of the local police union, were arrested by the FBI on Tuesday on charges that they assaulted illegal immigrants and created false reports to cover up abuses
Güereca, who was allegedly throwing rocks toward Border Patrol agents, was standing on the Mexican side of the U.S.-Mexico border when U.S. Border Patrol Agents opened fire on Güereca and a group of teenagers on June 7, 2010. Güereca was shot twice, once fatally in the head. His body was left lying under the Paseo del Norte Bridge in the Territory of Mexico.
Mesa took one of them into custody and pulled out his firearm and shot Güereca twice when he was pelted with rocks.
A confrontation between federal law enforcement agents erupted in gunfire Thursday evening in Long Beach, leaving one dead and another seriously injured, authorities said.
The shooting in the Glenn M. Anderson Federal Building in Long Beach reportedly involved a dispute between an Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent and his supervisor. The agent shot his boss and then was killed by another agent.
Mornings, sometimes my co-worker is limping in late; I was told scans reveal new spots on his lungs. When I park in front of the quiet house on the hillside, the car door slams and the dog barks in back.
Mornings, sometimes my co-worker is limping in late; I was told scans reveal new spots on his lungs. When I park in front of the unsleeping house on the hillside, the car door slams and the dog barks in back.