Gunshots from Mexico Hit U.S. Law Enforcement, Agents Say Feds ‘Downplaying Threat’
“McALLEN, Texas — Days after a Texas State Trooper and a U.S. Border Patrol agent were struck by gunfire from Mexico near the Rio Grande, federal agents claim that U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is trying to downplay the latest case of cross-border violence.
Last week, Texas State Trooper Danny Shaw was shot in the leg and an unnamed U.S. Border Patrol agent was hit in the chest from bullets fired across the border near Roma, Texas. At the time of the shooting, Mexican cartel gunmen had been engaging the military in a firefight near the town of Miguel Aleman.
Trooper Shaw was flown by a Texas Department of Public Safety Helicopter to a local hospital where he underwent testing and treatment. Breitbart Texas has since confirmed that the unnamed Border Patrol agent was shot in the chest with the bullet striking a loaded ammunition magazine that the agent had clipped onto his body armor.”
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