Sign in to add this to Watch Later. Officials from the Texas branch of the American Civil Liberties Union have called for the shooting to be fully investigated and repeated demands that Border Patrol agents wear body cameras. Astrid Dominguez, director of the group's Border Rights Center, said the contradictory Border Patrol statements about Gomez's shooting highlight "their lack of transparency" and the need for body cameras "so we can actually know what happened. Martinez said she heard the agent say: She had so many dreams in front of her, says her neighbor Rosa Maria Vicente - so much to contribute to her community and to the future. Late Saturday, the migrant advocacy group Laredo Immigrant Alliance held a vigil for Gomez in a downtown park, where residents called for not just a thorough investigation, but greater oversight and accountability for the Border Patrol. Fox News 35, views. Now he says he wants justice for his daughter's death. It's something that should not happen," she said, adding that she filmed because "it seemed unjust to me, and many times when unjust things happen … people don't realize" because it's not on video. Gilberto says justice would be for the person responsible to pay for what he's done - for him to feel the pain the family is now suffering.
Jun 2, Relatives and friends of Claudia Gomez, a year old Guatemalan immigrant who was shot by a U.S.
Border Patrol officer, take part in her. May 26, Immigrant rights groups across the United States have condemned the killing of a young unarmed Guatemalan woman who was shot by a. May 30, Claudia Patricia Gomez Gonzalez traveled miles to the United States, hoping for a better future.
She was dead shortly after setting foot in.
Martinez kept filming as the agent captured two men who ran from the scene after the shooting and walked them through a vacant lot.
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Border Patrol officials initially said the agent fired after migrants attacked him, but backpedaled Friday as the victim's relatives in Guatemala, Martinez and other border-area residents called for a deeper investigation into the circumstances of the killing. Gomez, whose nickname was Princesita, or "Little Princess," was on her way to Virginia to join her boyfriend, Morales Yosimar, who posted photos of her and expressed his grief on Facebook.
This feature is not available right now. Many of the mourners thanked Marta Martinez, the neighbor along the border in Texas who videotaped the shooting's aftermath. Marta Martinez began recording video shortly after a Guatemalan immigrant was fatally shot by a Border Patrol agent in Rio Bravo, Texas.
Border Patrol initially said the agent was attacked by migrants with “ blunt objects” when he fired a shot. The agency later changed its. May 25, A Guatemalan woman shot dead by a border patrol agent in Texas has been named as Claudia Patricia Gómez Gonzáles by local media. May 29, Border Patrol revises its description of an agent-involved shooting in Guatemala's foreign ministry identifies the woman killed as Claudia.
After the shooting, she noticed Border Patrol agents driving by her family's house in their green-and-white vehicles, stopping just outside.
For those questioning the official account of the shooting, Martinez — the neighbor who saw the aftermath — is a key witness.
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Fox News 35, views. Customs and Border Protection canceled a news conference about the shooting Friday.
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It's something that should not happen," she said, adding that she filmed because "it seemed unjust to me, and many times when unjust things happen … people don't realize" because it's not on video.