Border Patrol Agents Convicted
Two Border Patrol agents were convicted of a variety of crimes after they shot at a suspect who fled from a traffic stop. Agent Jose Alonso Compean fired several shots at the suspect but Agent Ignacio Ramos had better aim. His single shot struck the suspect in the buttocks. Campean picked up his spent shells and neither agent reported the incident.
A jury convicted the agents of assault, weapons offenses, obstruction of justice and a civil rights offense. They'll be sentenced in June, but here's the kicker:
Border Patrol officials will decide Thursday whether the two agents will be fired.
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