SAN DIEGO (AP) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents fatally shot a man who refused to stop at California’s border with Mexico.
San Diego police say the shooting took place Monday night in a secondary vehicle inspection area near the San Ysidro Port of Entry. Police say the suspect’s vehicle was blocked and he opened fire on the officers.READ MORE: Deals or Disappointment? A Mixed Bag for Local Shoppers This Black Friday
KNSD-TV obtained video showing gunfire erupted as cars waited in line to get into the U.S.
Border agents yelled, “Get down, everybody get down!” At least a dozen shots were heard.READ MORE: Could The Perfect Hug Improve Your Health?
The officers returned fire, and the suspect was hit. CBP officers and fire-rescue attempted life-saving measures, but he did not survive.
Police say the name of the 23-year-old U.S. citizen was withheld for family notification.
None of the seven officers involved was injured.MORE NEWS: Father's U-Haul Stolen In Sacramento While Moving From Oregon To Arizona
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