Border Patrol Agent Shoots, Kills Woman In Calif

By: AP
By: AP

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) -- Police say a Border Patrol agent fatally shot a woman in suburban San Diego while being driven on the hood of her car.

Chula Vista police Capt. Gary Wedge said the agent fired Friday after being driven a couple hundred yards on the car hood. He says he does not have more information about the circumstances of the shooting.

The Border Patrol released a statement that an agent fired a gun while conducting operations in Chula Vista. It did not elaborate.

The shooting occurred about five miles north of the Mexican border.

The FBI and Chula Vista police are investigating.


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