By R. Mitchell –
FRONTON, Texas – U.S. Border Patrol Agents patrolling the Rio Grande river were shot at from the Mexican riverbank.
Early this morning, agents assigned to the Rio Grande City Station Marine Unit patrolling near Fronton, Texas, reported they were fired upon from the Mexican riverbank. Agents saw four subjects with automatic weapons who shot over 50 rounds at them. The boat was hit several times but no one on board was injured.
This incident is currently under investigation.
We have requested comment from Customs and Border Protection and will update this story once they respond.
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