Skip to comments.(US) Border Patrol agent ambushed by illegal immigrants, bashed with rocks before Death.
Posted on 11/01/2018 6:35:25 PM PDT by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies
Illegal immigrants appeared to have ambushed two U.S. Border Patrol agents near the Texas border with Mexico and bashed their heads with blunt objects -- possibly rocks -- killing one agent and sending another to a hospital in serious condition...
Rogelio Martinez, 36, was killed and another agent, was injured while patrolling the Big Bend Sector, leading authorities to scour West Texas for the attackers, officials said.... it appeared Martinez and the second agent were ambushed by a group of illegal immigrants....Theres a high likelihood this was an assault on the agents....
Martinez and his partner suffered traumatic injuries to the head and other injuries such as broken bones, ... Martinez died of blunt force trauma to the head, indicating the attackers most likely used a rock or rocks during the assault on the two agents....
There were no indications the agents fired their weapons, Judd said,... Martinez was notified there was illegal immigrant traffic in the area near Interstate 10,... He began following footprints on a trail when the attack occurred....
Martinez was from El Paso and had worked as a border agent since August 2013. He was also a father and brother.
The Big Bend sector, ... accounted for about 1% of the 61,000 apprehensions made along the Southwest border between 10/2016 - 5/2017. The region's mountains make it a difficult area for people to cross....
The Border Patrol website lists 38 agents, not including Martinez, who have died since late 2003 some attacked while working along the border and others killed in traffic accidents. Martinez is the second agent to have died this year.
President Trump tweeted Sunday night: "Border Patrol Officer killed at Southern Border, another badly hurt. We will seek out and bring to justice those responsible. We will, and must, build the Wall!"
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Ugh. I’ve got a nephew who is a Park Ranger in Big Bend and responsible for criminal investigations.
My brother is going to be freaking out. He was already worried that his son would be on temporary assignment to be part of the welcoming committee for the caravan.
Thanks for pointing out the date.
Thankfully Trump said military will fire back if rocks are thrown.
I wish these BP agents had the time to defend themselves against the disgusting vermin that attacked them.
Oh, read down the thread and saw date. At least it’s not new.
The article is from last year. Note <1% of the illegals border jump in that area. It’s too rugged & too high temp most of the year for a safe crossing and it would be difficult to carry enough water to survive.
Well, we could use 20mm rubber bullets.
The locals figure the mojados "hopped a freight" at a gypsum mine nearby.
Any media liar who calls the caravan "imaginary" should be prosecuted for conspiracy after the fact, or maybe just pulled out of their broadcast chairs and beaten to death. Naturally I mean that in the nicest possible way.
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