Transcript for Border Patrol agent accused of shooting and killing woman in Texas
The border agent who shot and killed. And apparently unarmed undocumented immigrant a young woman the circumstances of the shooting under fresh scrutiny this morning ABC's that Iran must. Is in Washington with more on the investigation Stephanie good morning. Good morning Dan and Paul of the Border Patrol changed their story a bit after the shooting. Of an undocumented woman who was shot and killed after crossing the southern US Mexico border. This incident is now under investigation by Texas Rangers and the FBI. Outrage and grief this morning from the family of Claudia Gomez an undocumented immigrant from Guatemala. Shot to death along the Texas Mexico border by a Border Patrol agent. 1230 Wednesday Gomez is allegedly attempting to cross into the United States illegally when he Border Patrol agents stopped the group she's live hitting residential area of real Bravo. We know they're doing their job. I think they Tabitha to compete. The US Border Patrol saying in a statement that's an agent opened fire after being attacked by a group armed with blunt objects but then on Friday the Border Patrol issuing a new statement changing its initial explanation of what led up to the shooting. Making no mention of weapons now saying the group rushed the officer instead. A woman nearby capturing Gomez as last moments on camera as authorities attempt to revive her. It. It Shelly in Spanish asking why big young woman was shot in the head I thank you give you're gonna be listed on the big to us right here. Brag here they've been oppressed. And should have been out here. That same witness told the New York Times it has three more people were arrested she heard one officers say see what happens. This is what happens with few people. We don't really have enough information for me or really anyone else to assess. Whether the officer was justified in using deadly force. Claudia Gomez a Stanley has posted a number of videos on face but pleading for justice. They say Claudia was just trying to get to the United States to work in order to pay for school and ultimately find a better life. Dan Paula Stephanie Ramos from Washington thank you.
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