Monday, October 1, 2012

Woman Fatally Shot After Running Over Agent

Woman Fatally Shot After Running Over Agent, A border patrol officer says he had no choice but to defend himself and fire at the vehicle. Calif. woman fatally shot after allegedly driving into border patrol agent, Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old woman in the suburban San Diego area after she allegedly hit a Border Patrol agent with her car. Investigators said Valeria Alvarado ran down the agent with her car as border patrol agents were in a Chula Vista neighborhood to serve a felony warrant on Friday.

The agent said he had no choice but to defend himself and fired at Alvarado get her to stop the car. Alvarado was hit by five bullets. According to eye witnesses, the shooting left the mother of five with bullet holes in her face, arms, and chest. "She literally ran our agent down, the agent actually was impacted, was hit by the vehicle and carried several hundred yards on the hood before fearing for his life did discharge his weapon to get the vehicle to stop," said Border Patrol Deputy Chief Rodney Scott.


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