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Ruling: Family can sue BP agent in 2012 shooting death of Mexican boy

Posted Jul 9, 2015, 6:21 pm

A federal judge ruled Thursday that a civil rights lawsuit can proceed against a Border Patrol agent who shot and killed a 16-year-old boy through the border fence in Nogales in 2012. Agent Lonnie Swartz is being sued by the family of Jose Antonio Elena Rodriguez, who was shot approximately 10 times. More: http://TucsonSentinel.com/local/report/070915_bp_shootingsuit