2/26/16, "Residents Concerned with Spillover Gunfire," krgv.com ABC, near Rio Grande City
"A Starr County community said they are tired of gunfire spilling over from Mexico.
Resident Rene Garza said his community has learned to live with all the violence
said he grew up in the border community. “Before we wouldn't see
shootings,” he said. “Now, if you stand here at night, you will hear
shootings. It's normal.”
Garza said many of his neighbors won’t
talk about the illegal activity, because they fear retaliation. He said
he’s tired of looking the other way.
“It was around eight this
morning, I heard it was from the other side,” Garza said about the shots
he heard. “The army on the other side was shooting someone, and they
Border Patrol was investigating the shooting by the river, not far from Garza’s home.
A field outside of Garza’s house used to be his playground. Now, he said it’s no man’s land.
soon as you step out in this field, you will have a Border Patrol
watching us,” he said. “The more military, the more police, the more
security they put here, well, they are going to get across. It’s a cat
and mouse game. It is the way it is for them.”
Garza said he is glad law enforcement officials patrol the area. However, he said he feels he’s on edge, lately.
area that separates El Refugio and the river is a thick, bushy terrain.
It’s hard to patrol and easy for smugglers to hide in. Border Patrol released this statement about the shooting:
Friday, at approximately 8:30 a.m. CST, Border Patrol Agents assigned
to the Rio Grande City Station, reported being fired upon from the
Mexican side of the Rio Grande near El Refugio, Texas. An agent returned
fire using his service-issued weapon and retreated to a safer location.
No injuries to a CBP employee were reported. No other agent fired their
weapon. The Government of Mexico was notified of the incident. The
Government of Mexico has not reported any injuries to anyone on the
Mexican side of the river. No apprehensions were made. No contraband was
found. The incident is currently under investigation by the Starr
County Sheriff's Office."
Above image from krgv.com
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Saturday, February 27, 2016
Political class of both US and Texas have ceded American lives and land to terror state of Mexico. US Border Patrol in Texas is fired on by Mexican side, area of Texas now 'no man's land'-KRGV TV report, 2/26/16. (High, thick wall is only way to protect America and Americans from terror state of Mexico)
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