(Information) – A suspected undocumented immigrant was shot and killed in Sunland Park, New Mexico on Monday after he fired on the U.S. patrol officers who have been investigating a attainable unlawful border crossing, officers stated.
The Customs and Border Safety officers have been investigating in an space near the border between the USA and Mexico, which is after they encountered the suspect and chased him on foot, the New Mexican state police stated in an announcement posted on-line.
“In some unspecified time in the future through the chase, the suspect fired a weapon on the two border patrol brokers,” officers stated.
One of many brokers then shot again on the suspect, fatally wounding him, officers added.
“Emergency support was rendered to the suspect and he was transported to an space hospital the place he later died from his accidents.”
New Mexico State Police are investigating the case.
New Mexico Division of Public Security and New Mexico State Police didn’t instantly reply to Information’ request for additional info.
Reporting by Shubham Kalia in Bengaluru; Modifying by Himani Sarkar