Gabriel Sanchez Velasquez Killed by U.S. Border Patrol

Gabriel Sanchez Velasquez Killed by U.S. Border Patrol

Sanchez, a sinewy 5-foot-9 car mechanic who spoke English well after spending 15 years in the United States, had allegedly leapt from under a mesquite bush and lunged to seize the agent’s firearm, forcing him to shoot.
Victim’s Name: Gabriel Sanchez Velasquez
Agency Responsible: U.S. Border Patrol
Gender: Male
Age: 31
Race: Hispanic
Date of Death: January 17, 2014
County: Cochise
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Criminal Charges: No known charges
Mental Illness: Unknown
Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon
Weapon: unarmed
Geography: Rural
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Published at Fri, 17 Jan 2014 00:00:00 GMT

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