“One person was taken into custody and taken to a local hospital. for treatment,” Downey said. in statement. “Currently, the FBI can confirm The person died from his injuries.
Neither the FBI nor the CBP provided information about the man’s nationality or circumstances of shooting.
CBP said in the office of the agency. of Professional responsibility is also investigating the incident, and members of the El Paso Police Department arrived at the scene. “Additional information will be sent when available”, – said in the CBP. in statement confirming the affiliation of a man death.
As of On September 14, CBP recorded 17 use-of-force incidents by agency personnel using their firearms during the government’s fiscal year 2022 year, according to the agency’s most recent statistics. There were 15 such cases. in 2021.
In February, a border guard agent shot and killed a 32-year-old Mexican.year-old Carmelo Cruz Marcos, in a remote Canyon of Arizona near the Mexican border. prosecutors who examined the case declined bring charges against agent saying he acted in myself-defense.
Border patrol stations are secure facilities used to process and detain migrants. who taken into custody after illegally entering the United States. Agents working on sites usually carry firearms with them at all. times.