Border Patrol Statement on Shooting
POSTED: Tuesday, June 8, 2010 - 11:17am
UPDATED: Monday, January 17, 2011 - 9:38am
Update: Border Patrol just released a statement about yesterday's shooting, in which a teenage boy was killed on the Mexican side of the border.
"Preliminary reports indicate Customs and Border Protection El Paso sector Border Patrol agents performing bike patrol duties were assaulted by rocks by an unknown number of people. During the assault at least one agent discharged his firearm. The agent is currently on administrative leave. A thorough multi agency investigation is ongoing. "
- Special Operation Supervisor Ramiro Cordero
We'll have more on this developing story tonight at 5,6 & 10.