Border Patrol Agent Assaulted

UPDATE: Migrant Killed After Assaulting Agent, Says Arizona Sheriff

Information emerging from the investigation by an Arizona border sheriff into a Border Patrol agent-involved shooting of a migrant reveals the migrant assaulted the agent during an arrest. The migrant reportedly struck the agent multiple times before pickup up a rock to throw at the agent.

NOGALES, AZ - DECEMBER 09: Mounted U.S. Border Patrol agents ride near the U.S.-Mexico border on December 9, 2014 near Nogales, Arizona. With increased manpower and funding in recent years, the Border Patol has seen the number illegal crossings and apprehensions of undocumented immigrants decrease in the Tucson sector. Agents …

SHOTS FIRED: Border Patrol Vehicle Struck as Agents Arrest Migrant

Border Patrol agents attempting to arrest a migrant near Fronton, Texas, in the Rio Grande Valley came under gunfire Saturday morning. As the agents attempted the arrest, several shots were fired at them from Mexico. The agents avoided injury during the incident that damaged their patrol vehicle.

Border Patrol came under fire as gunshots rang out from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande near Fronton, Texas. (Photo: U.S. Border Patrol/Rio Grande Valley Sector)

Border Patrol Agent Assaulted in Texas, Shoots Attacker

A Laredo Sector Border Patrol agent used his firearm to defend himself from an attack from a man who illegally crossed the border in South Texas, according to officials. The suspect allegedly assaulted the agent as he attempted to make an arrest.

TOPSHOT - A Border Patrol agent apprehends an illegal immigrant near the US border with Mexico on, March 27, 2018 in the Rio Grande Valley Sector, near McAllen, Texas. (Photo by Loren ELLIOTT / AFP) (Photo credit should read LOREN ELLIOTT/AFP via Getty Images)

Three Charged in Alleged Assault on Border Patrol Agents

Federal prosecutors filed criminal charges against three illegal aliens for allegedly assaulting Laredo Sector Border Patrol agents on New Year’s Eve. Two agents sustained injuries in the attack requiring treatment at a local hospital.

Border Patrol arrests illegal immigrants in Laredo Sector.

Border Patrol Agent Assaulted near Texas Border

A previously deported Honduran migrant assaulted a U.S. Border Patrol agent at an immigration checkpoint near the Texas border. The agents sustained minor injuries as the driver of the vehicle attempted to drive off during an apprehension attempt.

Border Patrol agents inspect cars at immigration checkpoint. (AP File Photo)

Deported Criminal Alien Assaulted Border Patrol Agent, Say Feds

A previously deported criminal alien from Mexico assaulted a Del Rio Sector Border Patrol agent during an arrest. The Mexican national with an extensive criminal history was traveling with a large group of migrants near the immigration checkpoint on Highway 57 in South Texas.

FALFURRIAS, TX - JULY 23: U.S. Border Patrol agents detain undocumented immigrants in dense brushland some 60 miles north of the U.S. Mexico border in Brooks County on July 23, 2014 near Falfurrias, Texas.