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Fundraiser held for victims families shot by Border Patrol agent

Video Credit: KGUN, Tucson, AZ - Duration: 00:57s - Published
Fundraiser held for victims families shot by Border Patrol agent

Fundraiser held for victims families shot by Border Patrol agent

A fundraiser was held Monday night for the family of a teen shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent.

THE FAMILY OF A TEEN SHOT ANDKILLED BY A BORDER PATROL AGENT.16-YEAR-OLD JOSE ANTONIORODRIGUEZ WAS THROWING ROCKSAT A BORDER PATROL AGENT INNOGALES, SONORA -- WHEN THEAGENTSHOT HIM 16 TIMES.HIS DEATH -- MAKING NATIONALHEADLINES.NOW -- THE BORDER PATROL VICTIMSNETWORK -- HOPES TO SENDRODRIGUEZ'S MOTHER -- ANDGRANDMOTHER -- TO WASHINGTON D-C--FOR A SUPREME COURT HEARING.THE NOVEMBER 12TH HEARING WILLDETERMINE THE FATE OF CIVILLAWSUITS AGAINST BORDER PATROL-- IN SHOOTING DEATHS OF THOSEKILLED BY AGENTS -- ON MEXICANSOIL.WE THINK THAT THESE FAMILIES ARETHE ONES WHO ARE GOING TO OPENUPTHE HEARTS OF THESE JUDGES WHONEED TO MAKE THE RIGHT DECISION,WHO NEED TO STAND FOR THEPROTECTION OF LIFE ON ALL SIDESOFTHE BORDER.LAST NOVEMBER -- BORDER PATROLAGENT LONNIE SWARTZ WAS FOUNDNOT GUILTY OF INVOLUNTARYMANSLAUGHTER FOR THE DEATH OFRODRIGUEZ --AND FEDERAL PROSECUTORS SAY THEYWON'T PURSUE ANOTHER TRIAL.




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