Border news: Border Patrol shooting; Nogales smuggling tunnel; U of A immigration week

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DOUGLAS, Ariz. -- The FBI investigating an agent-involved shooting this afternoon near the Douglas port of entry.

Douglas police chased a suspicious vehicle toward the border.

When Border Patrol agents moved to intercept they had rocks thrown at them.

One agent opened fire, striking the 19-year-old driver, Carlos La Madrid, three times.

He died a few hours later.


NOGALES, Ariz. -- An unfinished smuggling tunnel, found just west of the Deconcini Port of Entry in Nogales.

The hand-dug passage measured four-feet tall, four-feet wide and four-feet long.

It was linked to a corrugated pipe running into Mexico.


TUCSON, Ariz. -- Monday was the start of immigration week and a group of students at the University of Arizona are using a new tactic to get students to recognize their cause.

Students found themselves walking around, rather than across the U of A mall Monday afternoon.

It looks like a construction project, but a fence spanning the length of the U of A mall was put up for another reason.

The group is No Mas Muertes or no more murders and the chain link fence symbolizes the border wall between U.S. and Mexico something these students are against.

But it's not clear if the message is getting through to the students walking.

"I think it's a bit obnoxious," said U of A Junior Ryne Davis.

Some students walking to class believe the chain link fence slowing them down is part of a contruction project not a symbolic border wall.

"They should probably put a sign up or something so people know, or put signs all along it so people know why they are walking around it, so when they're walking around it they can think about," said Davis.

The wall is going to stay up for 10 days.  The group admits it may be a little troublesome for some, but they're hoping the upset students will understand when they find out why it's there.