Mexican cartel smugglers on the waters of the Rio Grande got into a shootout with U.S. Border Patrol agents. No injuries were reported and the gunmen got away.
The shootout took place on Monday afternoon in the border community of Fronton, located in the western part of Starr County near Roma, information provided to Breitbart Texas by the Starr County Sheriff’s Office revealed.
Border Patrol agents spotted several men in camouflage clothing on board of a raft. One of the agents began to hear gunshots and noticed that the rounds began to hit nearby. He took out his handgun and fired three shots at the gunmen. Another agent was able to help his fellow agent escape from the area, the information provided revealed. The case is being investigated by the Starr County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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