Agents shoot, kill man at California-Mexico border crossing
SAN DIEGO — U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) agents shot and killed a man who refused to stop at California’s border with Mexico.
San Diego police said the shooting took place Monday night in a secondary vehicle inspection area near the San Ysidro Port of Entry. Police said the suspect’s vehicle was blocked and the suspect opened fire on the officers.
KNSD-TV obtained video showing gunfire erupting as cars wait in line to get into the U.S.
Border Patrol agents are heard yelling, “Get down, everybody get down!” At least a dozen shots can be heard.
The officers returned fire, and the suspect was hit. CBP officers and fire-rescue attempted life-saving measures, but he did not survive.
His name is being withheld until his family is notified.
None of the seven officers involved was injured. /kga
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