Del Rio, Texas – A U.S. Border Patrol agent assigned to the Carrizo Springs Border Patrol Station was involved in a shooting yesterday wherein an undocumented alien sustained a gunshot wound.
The incident occurred at approximately 9 a.m. yesterday in a rural area. The subject was transported to a San Antonio hospital with a non-life threatening injury.
Agents from CBP Internal Affairs, Texas Rangers, and the Del Rio Office of the FBI are investigating.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is the unified border agency within the Department of Homeland Security charged with the management, control and protection of our nation's borders at and between the official ports of entry. CBP is charged with keeping terrorists and terrorist weapons out of the country while enforcing hundreds of U.S. laws.