Mexico expresses “deep concern” at migrant death
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Mexican government says it is concerned by the fatal shooting of a Mexican migrant by a U.S. Border Patrol agent.
Mexico’s Foreign Relations Department says it will closely watch investigations into the case, and has expressed the government’s “deep concern” over the shooting.
The department identified the shooting victim as Jorge Alfredo Solis Palma.
Solis Palma was shot and killed Monday after he reportedly attacked a U.S. Border Patrol agent in southern Arizona with rocks.
The incident is being investigated by the Cochise County, Arizona Sheriff’s Office, the FBI and the Border Patrol.
The area is frequently used by undocumented migrants. The Foreign Relations Department’s statement did not say what Solis Palma was doing there.