UPDATE: This article contains new information on the deadly shooting.
HIDALGO, Texas (KVEO) — One man is dead after being shot by a Border Patrol agent during an arrest in Hidalgo near the Rio Grande.
According to a statement, the agent was responding to several undocumented immigrants near the Hidalgo Port of Entry at 7:30 a.m. on Friday.
The agent discharged his weapon when attempting to arrest a suspect, said the release.
The suspect, an adult male sustained a gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at a local hospital at 9 a.m.
The agent sustained no injuries in the incident.
This incident is under investigation by CBP Office of Professional Responsibility, DHS Office of Inspector General, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.