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Tag: Shoot

Texas DEA Agent Shoots and Wounds Suspect

By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

A DEA agent shot and wounded a man who allegedly tried running him over Saturday in a hotel parking lot in Houston, the Houston Chronicle reports.

The shooting happened in the afternoon at the Houstonian Hotel.

The Chronicle reports that a DEA task force showed up in the employee parking lot of the hotel as part of a probe into several suspects. One of the suspects floored the vehicle, heading toward the DEA agent, who opened fire and struck the suspect several times.

The suspect was treated at the hospital for non-life threatening wounds. Three other people were arrested at the scene.

 

U.S. Park Police Officer Shoots and Wounds Armed Man


By Allan Lengel
ticklethewire.com

A U.S. Park Police officer shot and wounded an armed man early Tuesday morning in Southwest Washington, D.C.  at Hains Point, the Associated Press reported.

The Park Police said an officer was patrolling the park about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday when he spotted a man in a car with a gun in his hand, AP reported.

The officer ordered the man to drop the gun, but he refused and the man was shot outside the car, AP reported. The man suffered non-life threatening injuries.

New Mexico Border Patrol Agent Shoots and Wounds Driver

The border continues to be a dangerous place to patrol.

By Jay Koester
El Paso Times

A Border Patrol agent was hit by a vehicle, and the driver of the vehicle was shot Thursday night in a remote area of New Mexico, said Agent Ramiro Cordero, a spokesman for the U.S. Border Patrol’s El Paso sector.

Cordero said both the agent and the driver of the vehicle were taken to a hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries.

The incident happened about 11 p.m. Thursday in a remote area about 25 miles west of the border crossing at Santa Teresa, New Mexico, Cordero said.

The incident started when Border Patrol agents saw the truck attempting to cross the border in the area, and they went to stop the truck.

“That was when the driver of the truck tried to run an agent over, and agents were forced to fire their weapons,” Cordero said.

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