610SPOR2 35h_CBSSportsRad_Houston

News

Mexico Says U.S. Agents Killed Mexican On Border

View Comments
File photo of the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

File photo of the U.S.-Mexico border. (credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Featured Items

77820352_8Reluctantly Jumping On The Clowney Bandwagon

77820352_8O'Brien: "We Will Draft A Quarterback"

77820352_8Hot Cheerleaders - Funny Faces

77820352_8Some College Cheer

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_8What Is The WORST Series Finale?

77820352_8What Is The BEST Baseball Movie?

77820352_8Nun Stuns All On The Voice Italy, Breaks YouTube Record

77820352_8Conan O'Brien Fires Off On Houston

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says one of its citizens was shot and killed by U.S. Border Patrol agents on the border with Texas.

The Mexican Foreign Ministry on Monday did not identify the victim from Saturday’s cross-border shooting, or give details of the incident. It said it told the U.S. that the use of lethal force was unacceptable.

The Border Patrol has said that agents had opened fire along the Rio Grande border after being pelted by rocks and having a gunman point a weapon in their direction from the Mexican side of the river. The agency said it did not know if anyone else was hurt but said the Mexican government had been notified and was responding to the area. The FBI also was investigating.

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus