U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer Involved in Shooting at Border

By R. Mitchell

Tucson, Ariz. – A Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations Officer was involved in a shooting incident on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at approximately 7:00 p.m. The shooting occurred at the Port of Nogales, DeConcini Crossing in Nogales, Arizona.

A CBP Officer conducting outbound operations at the port attempted to stop a vehicle before exiting the country.  The vehicle fled south, subsequently stopping several yards into Mexico.  During this encounter, the officer discharged his firearm.

The driver of the vehicle sustained a gunshot wound and was transported to an area hospital in Nogales, Sonora.  The officer was not injured.

CBP’s Office of Professional Responsibility and Homeland Security Investigations are currently involved in the ongoing investigation.  Further details will be provided as they become available.

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About R. Mitchell

Rich Mitchell is the editor-in-chief at Conservative Daily News, a Conservative political commentator, and a contributor at The Main Street Examiner. His views are his own and may not reflect those of the Main Street Examiner, its staff, leadership or ... much of anyone else. Find him on twitter, facebook and
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