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Border Patrol agent shoots person near Douglas

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Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2008 11:33 am | Updated: 9:45 pm, Fri Oct 7, 2011.

DOUGLAS - Authorities say a U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and seriously wounded a suspect near Douglas Thursday morning.

Border Patrol spokesman Jesus "Chuy" Rodriguez says details of the incident are scant, but the wounded person was being flown by helicopter to a hospital. The person's condition isn't known.

The shooting happened about 9:30 a.m. on Highway 191 near the state prison outside Douglas. Rodriguez says the agent wasn't hurt.

Rodriguez says he'll release additional details when they're available.

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