Tiano Meton Killed by U.S. Border Patrol

Tiano Meton Killed by U.S. Border Patrol

Meton drove through a West Texas checkpoint without stopping and drove 30 more miles before he stopped. “Four agents approached the vehicle and one of them yelled ‘gun,'” the AP reported. Two of the agents fired their weapons at the vehicle. A pistol-shaped pellet gun was recovered from Meton’s vehicle.

Victim’s Name: Tiano Meton

Agency Responsible: U.S. Border Patrol

Gender: Male

Age: 25

Race: Black

Date of Death: January 22, 2015

County: Hudspeth

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Unreported

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon

Weapon: toy

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Car

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 99

Geography: Rural

Published at Thu, 22 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0000

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