03/20/2001

Profiling alleged in marshal's shooting of wrong man
[Chapel Hill, NC]

Anne Blythe, Staff Writer
March 17, 2001 Saturday, Final Edition
Copyright 2001 The News And Observer
The News And Observer (Raleigh, NC)
March 17, 2001 Saturday, Final Edition

(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) -- As Latino leaders allege racial profiling, a man shot by a federal marshal is trying to build a case against the agents who, his lawyer says, held him and his wife at gunpoint.

Early next week, the lawyer says, State Bureau of Investigation agents plan to reconstruct the events that led to the moment when a federal marshal mistook Bariel Aguilar Martinez, a house painter from Durham, for a fugitive and shot him in the leg outside La Hacienda restaurant.

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