•   
  •   
  •   

US Arizona border agent shoots and wounds Russian migrant during altercation

13:30  16 november  2019
13:30  16 november  2019 Source:   azcentral.com

Under Construction in Texas: The First New Section of Border Wall

  Under Construction in Texas: The First New Section of Border Wall DONNA, Texas — Two giant construction cranes tower over harvested sugar cane fields, topped by a pair of checkered flags flapping in the wind. At a distance along this flat, rural stretch of the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas, the two structures standing between the cranes resemble forlorn drive-in movie screens. The twin panels of 18-foot-tall steel beams do not look like much — the only signs indicating it is a construction site warn “Road Closed” and “No Trespassing” — but they were milestones of a sort.

Arizona border agent shoots and wounds Russian migrant during altercation . A Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent was attempting to arrest a person, a migrant determined to be a Russian citizen, at around 7:15 p.m. Thursday when an altercation occurred, according to a news release from U.S

BREAKING: @CBPArizona says an # Arizona border agent shot a Russian migrant during “physical altercation ” on Thursday as they crossed the border illegally near Lukeville. Migrant was air lifted to #Phoenix hospital with non-life threatening injuries. pic.twitter.com/6wWr7r6O2o.

An Arizona border agent shot and wounded a Russian migrant who was suspected of crossing the border illegally Thursday evening east of Lukeville.

FILE--In this April 10, 2018, file photo, a Customs and Border Patrol agent patrols the international border near Nogales, Ariz.© AP Photo/Matt York, file FILE--In this April 10, 2018, file photo, a Customs and Border Patrol agent patrols the international border near Nogales, Ariz.

A Tucson Sector Border Patrol agent was attempting to arrest a person, a migrant determined to be a Russian citizen, around 7:15 p.m. when an altercation ensued, according to a news release from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

The agent fired his service weapon and struck the migrant, who suffered non-life threatening injuries and was taken by helicopter to a Phoenix-area hospital, the release stated.

Arizona activist accused of guiding migrants 'further north' after border crossing

  Arizona activist accused of guiding migrants 'further north' after border crossing Arizona activist accused of guiding migrants 'further north' after border crossingScott Warren, 37, is appearing in his second trial this year after a Tucson jury was unable to reach a verdict in June on whether he broke the law by giving food, water and shelter to two migrants.

(AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol says an agent shot and wounded a Russian man suspected of crossing the border illegally in Arizona . The agency said Friday that the man was flown to a Phoenix hospital and is expected to survive. The Border Patrol says the unidentified agent attempted to arrest

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - A US Border Patrol agent shot a Russian national in the state of Arizona as the latter allegedly attempted to cross the border , Customs and Border Protection (CBP) said in a release on Friday.

Officials said Friday the migrant was still at the hospital.

The agent was not seriously injured, CBP officials said in the release.

The FBI and CBP Use of Force Incident Team are investigating. No additional details were immediately available.

For more stories that matter: Click here to subscribe to azcentral.com.

This article originally appeared on Arizona Republic: Arizona border agent shoots and wounds Russian migrant during altercation

Arizona Wildcats basketball dismisses Devonaire Doutrive for violation .
Arizona basketball coach Sean Miller announced Friday he has dismissed sophomore guard Devonaire Doutrive for an unspecified violation of team rules. © Jacob Snow, Jacob Snow-USA TODAY Sports Nov 14, 2019; Tucson, AZ, USA; Arizona Wildcats guard Devonaire Doutrive (14) shoots against the San Jose State Spartans during the second half at McKale Center. Mandatory Credit: Jacob Snow-USA TODAY Sports Doutrive had already been suspended for UA's exhibition games and two regular-season games, then played in the past three games.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 2
This is interesting!