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San Diego Police ID man shot, killed by Border Patrol agent while trying to illegally enter the US

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Posted at 5:37 PM, Oct 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-27 20:37:10-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego Police have identified the man shot and killed by a Border Patrol agent following a confrontation Friday.

According to police, David Angel Villalobos-Baldovinos, 30, was shot by an agent after entering the US illegally.

Police say Villalobos-Baldovinos, a Mexican National, tried to enter the US illegally and was confronted by an agent just before 6 p.m. October 23 in San Ysidro.

Villalobos-Baldovinos reportedly fought with the agent, who police say received minor injuries during the scuffle. The agent then fired his weapon, hitting the suspect one time in the torso, police say. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

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At this time, the agent involved in the shooting hasn’t been identified.

“The investigation and review process for an agent-involved shooting are extremely thorough. The U. S. Border Patrol is cooperating with the investigation. When the Homicide Unit completes their independent investigation, it will be reviewed by the United States Attorney’s Office,” San Diego Police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Homicide Unit at (619) 531- 2293 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.