Mexican dies after being shot at Border Patrol station in Texas

El Paso.- A Mexican died in a hospital after being shot at a station of the Border Patrol in Texasinformed the authorities.

The man was in custody Tuesday at the Ysleta station in El Paso when he was shot, US Customs and Border Protection said in a statement. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to the FBI.

The Border Patrol said its agents were involved in the shooting, but details about what happened to him previously were not released.

The Mexican consulate in El Paso reported that the man who died was a Mexican citizen who was being processed at the station when he was uncovered criminal charges against him. The FBI is leading the investigation into the shooting.

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More Mexicans shot in Texas

A few days ago, two immigrants were shot, one of them fatally, while searching for water in rural Hudspeth County, 90 miles east of the border city of El Paso, in Texas.

In that case, two brothers from Texas — including a former chief at an immigration detention center — were arrested and charged with manslaughter.

The man who died and the woman who was injured in Hudspeth County were originally from Mexico, the consulate said Tuesday.

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