Two days later, CBP issued another statement, this time omitting any mention of blunt objects. The jury deadlocked on lesser charges of voluntary and involuntary manslaughter, and a retrial is expected to take place in October. Martínez thinks Claudia probably was hiding. While a local police shooting draws massive attention, with police departments often quickly divulging the name of the officer involved, little information comes out about incidents involving the Border Patrol.
A framed picture of Claudia was displayed above an image of the Virgin of Guadalupe, both women surrounded by flickering candles and flowers. Then she paused and ran back for her cellphone before she walked out into her yard and hit record. Log In. Michael Wu, the officer who executed the warrant, was told by an FBI agent at the scene that the agent who shot Claudia had been attacked with a stick and fired the bullet in self-defense, according to the warrant.
In a statement , it said a lone Border Patrol agent had discovered a group of migrant people near a culvert. Claudia had fallen dead just feet from her bathroom window. Spokespersons for the FBI say there is no timeline for completion of its investigation.
Prosecutors said that Elena Rodríguez was throwing rocks but did not deserve to die. At times, her tone is scolding. You killed her! Police shootings rarely draw mass protests from Latinos, however, especially not along the border. Marta Martínez is no stranger to recording border agents or police activity near her house, which sits less than half a mile from the Rio Grande. Shortly after the shooting of Michael Brown, the police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, declined to name the officer who shot the year-old, saying the then-unidentified officer needed protection after multiple death threats. They were hiding inside a dark and crumbling trailer home that occupies a spot on the lot. Hard to stop at one.
They were hiding inside a dark and crumbling trailer home that occupies a spot on the lot. Kerlikowske said the reason for a difference between how federal and local officials deal with such information is a matter of their different constituencies. Even when the families of people killed by Border Patrol agents sue the government, CBP fights to keep the name of agents secret.
The attention also drew threatening messages from people who saw the videos, and Martínez has since taken some of the videos off her page and made the others private. While a local police shooting draws massive attention, with police departments often quickly divulging the name of the officer involved, little information comes out about incidents involving the Border Patrol. Sympathy for undocumented migrants will be an issue with any jury.