SUNLAND PARK, N.M. — New Mexico State Police were contacted by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to investigate a CBP officer involved shooting early Monday morning.
CPB agents were investigating an alleged illegal border crossing in the area of 1200 McNutt Road. CPB agents discovered four suspects on scene.
A foot pursuit ensued with one of the suspects who fired a weapon at two CPB agents. The agents reportedly returned fire and killed that person.
The agents involved in the shooting are OK, according to New Mexico State Police.
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