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. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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