Carlos La Madrid, murder at border
Mom Suing Border Patrol Agent for Killing Her Son
By Samantha Leal | 06/13/2012 - 14:51

Such a tragedy: a 19-year-old man, Carlos La Madrid, was fatally shot by a U.S. Border Patrol agent after he climbed a ladder on the U.S.-Mexico border fence in southeastern Arizona on March 21, 2011. The mother, Guadalupe Guerrero, is now suing the federal government and the agent who shot her son, Lucas Tidwell, saying that the act was “an appalling use of excessive force.”


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