It’s not quite as bad as being shot but being run over isn’t much better. The video, which was recorded on the phone of the victim, Paulo Remes, a member of the Tohono O’odham Nation shows a member of the Border Patrol running him over and driving off.

“They just ran me over, bro,” Mr. Remes is heard saying on the video.

The United States Border Patrol said in a statement that it was “actively investigating” the incident. “We do not tolerate misconduct on or off duty and will fully cooperate with all investigations of alleged unlawful conduct by our personnel,” the Border Patrol said.

Posted by James Poling

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