06/15/2015 12:21 pm ET | Updated Jun 15, 2015

U.S. Border Patrol Absolves Itself In Dozens Of Cases Of Lethal Force


WASHINGTON — A U.S. Border Patrol agent who killed an unarmed 15-year-old Mexican boy by shooting him in the face after a rock-throwing incident on a border bridge to El Paso, Texas, in 2010 was recently cleared of wrongdoing by the agency’s internal affairs office.

So was a Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a 17-year-old Mexican who threw rocks from the Mexican side of the border fence near Nogales, Ariz., in 2011.

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