Teen shot by US Border Patrol agent after confrontation




June 10, 2010

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Teen shot by US Border Patrol agent after confrontation
Teen shot by US Border Patrol agent after confrontation A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed a 15-year-old Mexican boy after a group trying to illegally enter the U.S. threw rocks at the agents at an international bridge near downtown El Paso, authorities said Tuesday. The shooting, which happened Monday evening, drew sharp criticism from Mexico, where the government said Tuesday that "the use of firearms to repel attacks with stones represents disproportionate use of force, particularly coming from authorities who have received specialized training."

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