U.S. Border Patrol Killed Mexican Teen Migrating Into Arizona

Jan 6, 2011 Immigration Crackdown: Mexico - Teenage Migrant Dies at Border

*We will track this story to see how it is clarified and confirmed. But cracking down in a military manner leads to such events. A teenage Mexican boy was killed by the Border Patrol last year.

Mexico - Teenage Migrant Dies at Border - NYTimes.com: "The Mexican police say that a United States Border Patrol agent shot at a 17-year-old trying to cross illegally into the United States at the Arizona border and that the youth died. The Mexican teenager, Ramsés Barron, was found dead outside a hospital in Nogales early Wednesday after three men left him there, the police said. A Border Patrol spokesman said that an agent was involved in a shooting but that the events were unclear and that no injuries seemed to be involved." Jan. 5, 2011, Reuters

 

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