Initial Statement on an Agent-Involved Fatal Shooting in San Diego
Statement from Aaron Heitke, Chief Patrol Agent for the U.S. Border Patrol, San Diego Sector:
At approximately 5:45 p.m., on Oct. 23, a United States Border Patrol Agent assigned to the San Diego Sector was involved in the on-duty shooting of a subject close to the international border near the Las Americas Premium Outlets. At approximately 6:25 p.m., responding emergency medical services pronounced the subject deceased. This is an ongoing investigation. Further updates will follow as they become available.