A Border Patrol agent was shot at over the weekend while sitting in his car along the United States’ southern border with Mexico, reports the Los Angeles Times.
“The gunfire occurred about 2:15 a.m. a mile and a half west of the San Ysidro Port of Entry, according to William Rogers, supervisory Border Patrol agent with the San Diego Sector. At least two bullets struck the driver’s side of the vehicle, but the agent was not injured and immediately drove to a safer location,” writes the LA Times.
Federal authorities believe the gunfire originated across the border with Mexican authorities confirming they’ve detained at least two suspects near the scene of the shooting.
“Authorities said the gunfire appeared to have come from the Mexican side of the border. Mexican authorities responded and initially detained two people. One had a handgun, while the second person was released. Neither was identified,” adds the author.
Read the full story at the Los Angeles Times.