Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Video Emerges in the Shooting of Mexican Boy by Border Agents; Elicits

By Andrew O'Reilly, Latin America News Dispatch
June 11, 2010

A cellphone video, released Thursday, appears to show a U.S. Border Patrol agent stopping several people attempting to cross the international border between Ciudad Juárez, Mexico and El Paso, Texas. The video shows the agent draw his gun and shoot at the Mexican side of the border where he allegedly killed Sergio Adrián Hernández.

The killing of a Mexican citizen by U.S. law enforcement, the second in two weeks, has drawn sharp criticism from Mexico, with some politicians calling for the agent’s extradition. [...]

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