July 24, 2009
[efoods]CAMPO – A U.S. Border Patrol agent was fatally shot in Campo near the border with Baja California Thursday night.
The shooting was reported about 9:15 p.m. near the border on Shockey Truck Trail southeast of the San Diego Sheriff Department’s Campo substation.
Four engines, paramedics, and a medical helicopter were dispatched to the area, but the agent was declared dead at the scene, according to Cal Fire Battalion Chief Nick Schuler.
Police report that the victim was shot in the head.