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Statement of Shooting Incident at San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego, Calif.

Release Date: 
March 14, 2016

“On March 14, at about 10 a.m. PDT, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry were notified by the California Highway Patrol of an individual fleeing southbound in a Ford F-250. CBP officers at the port approached the driver in an attempt to stop the vehicle. The driver failed to comply with verbal commands to stop the vehicle and officers discharged their service issued firearms as the individual drove toward the international boundary at a high rate of speed. CBP’s San Diego Field Office is in contact with counterparts in Mexico and has notified the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Inspector General. No injuries have been reported. CBP is investigating."

Last modified: 
February 3, 2021