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[Mexico/Texas:]Woman Claims Husband Killed by Border Patrol
KGNS ^ | Sep 4, 2012

Posted on 09/05/2012 6:35:15 AM PDT by SwinneySwitch

The FBI has launched an investigation into a shooting between agents and people standing across the Rio Grande.

According to officials, agents fired their weapons across the border after the suspects allegedly threw rocks at them.

Meanwhile, in Nuevo Laredo a woman has come forward, claiming her husband was killed by border patrol gunfire.

Nora Isabel Lam Gallegos said she and her husband were out by the riverbanks at a popular spot frequented by locals.

It was there that she said her husband Guillermo Arevalo Pedroza, 36, was allegedly shot by gunfire.

According to reports, Gallegos and five other witnesses claim agents in a border patrol boat were trying to apprehend a man in the river trying to cross illegally.

She said this happened near a park by the river, where there were about fifty people present.

Gallegos recounted her experience, describing what she said happened moments after her husband was shot.

The U.S. border patrol released a statement Tuesday afternoon.

They acknowledge an incident happened on Monday saying agents were under attack and people from the Mexican side were throwing rocks at them.

At this time, border patrol officials will not confirm if any of the Mexican nationals were hit by gunfire, but we do know that no border patrol agents were hurt.

FBI is now investigating this case as an assault upon a federal officer


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Mexico; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: aliens; borderwars; mexico; nuevolaredo

1 posted on 09/05/2012 6:35:22 AM PDT by SwinneySwitch
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To: SwinneySwitch

Can I make the joke about Palestinians or is that going to go over like a lead ballon?


2 posted on 09/05/2012 6:42:57 AM PDT by sf4dubya (I rebelled against my parents by becoming a conservative. REJECT THEN STOP SOCIALISM THIS NOV!)
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To: SwinneySwitch

OK, how much money does she want?


3 posted on 09/05/2012 6:45:38 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Be careful of believing something just because you want it to be true.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Were they Fast and Furious Rocks?


4 posted on 09/05/2012 6:50:27 AM PDT by toolman1401
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To: SwinneySwitch

Nora Isabel Lam Gallegos said she and her husband were out by the riverbanks at a popular spot frequented by locals.

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Popular spot for cartels and ullegal crossings. She must enjoy visiting war zones. Sounds like a good candidate to send to the Afghan/Pakistan border.

Looks like illegals have found another source of money besides welfare. Lawsuit to follow.


5 posted on 09/05/2012 6:50:31 AM PDT by mardi59 (t)
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To: SwinneySwitch

That’s what happens when you (play with fire) throw rocks, ask the Palestinians! Lesson learned (I hope), never bring rocks to a gun fight.


6 posted on 09/05/2012 6:52:41 AM PDT by ForAmerica (Texas Conservative Christian Black Man!)
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To: SwinneySwitch
This sounds familiar from somewhere...


7 posted on 09/05/2012 7:03:10 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes everything)
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To: Paine in the Neck

No fair! I asked if I could make the joke first and then you get all up in it with your fancy graphics!

;)


8 posted on 09/05/2012 7:09:45 AM PDT by sf4dubya (I rebelled against my parents by becoming a conservative. REJECT THEN STOP SOCIALISM THIS NOV!)
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To: SwinneySwitch
The moral of the story: Do not throw rocks at the armed border patrolmen on the other side of the border from your country.

You wouldn't think people would need to be taught this lesson, but there it is.

9 posted on 09/05/2012 7:14:11 AM PDT by Oberon (Big Brutha Be Watchin'.)
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To: SwinneySwitch

So this is an issue, but the American who was killed is not.


10 posted on 09/05/2012 7:35:32 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: sf4dubya
Can I make the joke about Palestinians or is that going to go over like a lead ballon?

I wouldn't, it would fall flat... as a pancake.

11 posted on 09/05/2012 7:37:19 AM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Rose, there's a Messerschmitt in the kitchen. Clean it up, will ya?)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
OK, how much money does she want?

Exactly what I was thinking. Why let a shooting by a BP agent in the line of duty go to waste. Can one say 'Ca-Ching'?! Time to cash in on the lottery. No matter whether it is a justifiable shooting or not!

12 posted on 09/05/2012 7:52:23 AM PDT by Ron H. (Ahh, how's that multi-culturism thing working out for you these days?!)
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To: Ron H.

My thoughts as well. Honestly, Mexico wouldn’t be the crap-hole it is if Mexicans put half the energy into fixing it that they do figuring out ways to break into our country.


13 posted on 09/05/2012 11:23:24 PM PDT by jmacusa (Political correctness is cultural Marxism. I'm not a Marxist.)
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