Sign up for our newsletter

Below is a report that DML News gives a 4 OUT OF 4 STARS trustworthiness rating. We base this rating on the following criteria:

  • Provides named sources
  • Reported by more than one notable outlet
  • Does not insert opinion or leading words
  • Includes supporting video, direct statements, or photos

Click here to read more about our rating system.

As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News offers the following information published by WASHINGTONEXAMINER.COM:

A U.S. Border Patrol agent based in South Texas was involved in a shooting near the Rio Grande on Sunday morning after he was assaulted, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

The federal agent had been attempting to arrest a person near the U.S.-Mexico border in Eagle Pass, Texas, shortly before 10 a.m. local time when the individual “assaulted” the agent, the Department of Homeland Security agency said in a statement Sunday. It’s not clear how the person hurt the agent or what injuries he sustained.

The article goes on to state the following:

In response, the agent fired his gun. The alleged assailant was taken approximately 100 miles northeast to a hospital in San Antonio, Texas, for medical treatment. CBP did not specify whether the person was a woman or man, nor their immigration status or medical condition.

The agent is stationed in the Del Rio sector, one of nine Border Patrol hubs on the Southwest border, and specifically assigned to the Eagle Pass Station, one of 10 in Del Rio.

To weigh in on this information provided by WASHINGTONEXAMINER.COM, engage in our LIVE CHAT below. Scroll down.

Sign up for our newsletter

Click here to join the comments

Previous articleREPORT: Moose crowded by onlookers on shore drowns in lake
Next articleTrump Tweet: Slams ‘Failing NY Times’ over bombshell report


Comments are closed.