Tuesday, June 15, 2010

U.S. border guard shoots dead boy, 14... for throwing stones at him

Y'all need to read this article. To get you started:

Mexico has slammed the U.S. for its 'disproportionate use of force' after a boy of 14 was shot dead by an American Border Patrol officer.

U.S. officials claim the guard was defending himself and his colleagues when he gunned down the teenager on the other side of the border as he and other officers were pelted with stones.

The border patrol were trying to arrest illegal immigrants on the Texas side of the Rio Grande river near El Paso on Monday night.

About 30 relatives and friends of Sergio Hernandez Huereca last night gathered on the Mexican side of the border, near the spot where the teenager died.

The killing comes less than two weeks after another Mexican migrant, Anastasio Hernandez, 32, died after a U.S. border official shocked him with a stun gun at the San Ysidro border crossing that separates San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico. The San Diego medical examiner's office ruled that death a homicide.
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So, is this what we're going to accept as the norm in 2010?? In the words of Ed Lover, "C'mon son! getdafuckouttaherewitdatbullshit!"

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