Sunday, September 30, 2012

So why didn't she stop?

Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a 32-year-old woman in the suburban San Diego area after she allegedly hit a Border Patrol agent with her car.
Investigators said Valeria Alvarado ran down the agent with her car as border patrol agents were in a Chula Vista neighborhood to serve a felony warrant on Friday.
The agent said he had no choice but to defend himself and fired at Alvarado get her to stop the car.
Alvarado was hit by five bullets.



According to eye witnesses, the shooting left the mother of five with bullet holes in her face, arms, and chest.
"She literally ran our agent down, the agent actually was impacted, was hit by the vehicle and carried several hundred yards on the hood before fearing for his life did discharge his weapon to get the vehicle to stop," said Border Patrol Deputy Chief Rodney Scott.
Alvarado's husband, Gilbert Alvarado said he wants the shooting investigated.
"I want justice. Yes. Whoever shot my wife, that guy whoever that is, that guy needs to get shot," he said.
Alvarado's family called the killing senseless.
"Where's the evidence that my wife threatened a trained officer? You know? He's a trained officer to use lethal force, shoot my wife like that and just not even call an ambulance?" said Gilbert Alvarado.
The FBI and Chula Vista Police are investigating the shooting. Officials have not released the name of the agent involved in the incident.

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You know, at this point in time and hearing what I have so far, I'm going to side with the Border Patrol agent on this one. If I was hit by a car and carried on the hood for several hundred yards after warning the driver to stop, I'd cap her ass too.
As far as Mr. Alvarado goes, I'm going to make myself a target for some shitty comments - he has a typical hispanic attitude. He's blaming everybody but who was wrong. He's demanding evidence that his wife threatened an officer after she carried somebody several hundred yards after hitting him. If that ain't a threat, I don't know what is.