NOGALES, Sonora – A Nogales teenager was simply walking down the street and not throwing rocks at U.S. Border Patrol agents the night he was shot and killed, a new witness says, contradicting the agency’s initial statement.
Chanting demands for justice and a thorough investigation, roughly 30 friends, relatives and supporters of the slain 16-year-old Nogales, Sonora, resident José Antonio Elena Rodriguez marched to the Sonoran side of the downtown port-of-entry Saturday morning.
NOGALES, Sonora, Mex. (KGUN9-TV) – Border Patrol agents constantly face all types of threats along the fence. The most common: rock throwers. It’s considered such a threat, Border Patrol policy states agents can fire back bullets. But a shooting last October is now raising eyebrows.
The autopsy report of a 16-year-old Sonoran youth who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last October suggests that he was shot as many as 11 times and most of the shots struck him in the back.