Skip to comments.Teen to stand trial as adult for ICE agent shooting
Posted on 01/29/2013 5:12:42 PM PST by moonshinner_09
An Hidalgo County Judge had ruled a teenager jailed on attempted murder charges will stand trial as an adult.
Marquez Alvardo is accused shooting U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent Kelton Harrison in Hargill back in July 2012.
According to reports, Alvardo was 16-years-old when he fired several shots at the federal agent striking him once.
Officials say the teen, an older brother and his father pursued and shot Harrison while he was conducting surveillance in the area
The former Economedes High School student, who is now 17-years-old, and will be transferred to the Hidalgo County jail.
Judge Jesse Contreras with the 449th State District Court issued a $50,000 dollar bond in the case.
Alvarado was allowed to spend time to speak with his mother, who declined to comment while leaving the courtroom
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Do you agree with the judge’s decision to certify Marquez Alvarado as an adult for the shooting of an ICE agent?
Not Sure 8%
Total Votes: 107
I guess they feel “dissed” when investigated...
Get a rope, hang ‘em all high ...
He was such a nice boy, an “A” student and an athlete! There are many intelligent animals in the world, but the correct response when they turn on man is always the same. PUT THEM DOWN!