Family of Mexican Teen Killed by Border Patrol Agent Demands Justice 6 Years After His Death

HeadlineOct 11, 2018
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At the U.S.-Mexico border, the family of José Antonio Rodríguez marched Wednesday to mark six years since the 16-year-old Mexican boy was fatally shot in the head by a U.S. Border Patrol agent, who fired through the border fence and killed the teenager as he was walking on a sidewalk in Nogales, Mexico. This is his mother, Araceli Rodríguez.

Araceli Rodríguez: “My name is Araceli Rodríguez, the mother of José Antonio. We’re here because today marks six years since they assassinated my son. We’re marching, and we’re demanding justice. That’s why we’re here, because we’re demanding justice, since six years after the assassination of my son, there is still no justice.”

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