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California bail agent shot in the face during attempted arrest has recovered

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A California bail bond agent who suffered a gunshot to the face while tracking a warrant suspect has recovered, officials said.

Fugitive Warrants agent Jesse Nunez and his partner attempted to apprehend the suspect Friday after they were tipped off about his location when an altercation occurred, FOX 5 of San Diego reported.

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Nunez and his partner, who was not identified, were told the warrant suspect had fled into a vacant building in El Cajon when they pursued him and attempted to subdue him, they said.

“At one point during the struggle, we tasered him several times, which were not effective,” Nunez explained, according to the report.

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During their struggle, the suspect used a firearm against the agents and fled the scene, FOX 5 reported.

CHP El Cajon was assisting with road closures after the plane crash in California. (CHP El Cajon)

CHP El Cajon was assisting with road closures after the plane crash in California. (CHP El Cajon)
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“He pulled out a firearm during the course of the struggle and shot me once in the cheek, which exited the left ear,” added Nunez, who was taken to the hospital and has since recovered, Fox 5 reported.

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As of Friday evening and into Saturday morning, the warrant suspect who is wanted for “drug sales and felon in possession of a firearm while on possession of drugs” is still evading officers.
 



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BP scales back green targets as profits hit record

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Andrew Griffith, Economic Secretary to the Treasury, told BBC Radio 4’s Today programme that the windfall tax struck the “right balance” between helping families with the cost of living and securing the UK’s energy supplies. He said its aim was to encourage re-investment of the sector’s profits back into the economy



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Landmark national security trial of Hong Kong democracy activists begins. Here's what you need to know

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Some were seasoned politicians and veteran protest leaders. Others were academics, unionists and health care workers. They hailed from different generations and held a range of political views, but were brought together by what they say was a shared commitment to Hong Kong’s democratic future.



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Texas deputies stop driver hauling 13 illegal immigrants wearing camouflage clothing

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Deputies in Zavala County, Texas, caught nearly two dozen illegal immigrants during four separate traffic stops early Sunday, including 13 migrants smuggled in a pickup truck while cloaked in camouflage clothing, authorities said.

In total, the sheriff’s office said it apprehended 22 illegal immigrants, while 10 others fled after bailing from the vehicles.

In one case, the sheriff’s office said a deputy stopped a black Chevy pickup for a traffic violation on U.S. 57 east of La Pryor. As the deputy went to speak with the driver, he spotted multiple individuals wearing camouflage clothing lying in the bed of the truck.

The deputy then found more individuals inside the vehicle with the driver, who claimed they were all her cousins, according to officials.

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Illegal immigrants dressed in camouflage were being smuggled into the country by a Texas woman on Highway 57, police said.

Illegal immigrants dressed in camouflage were being smuggled into the country by a Texas woman on Highway 57, police said. (Zavala County Sheriff’s Office)

The driver, Samantha Renee Dela Fuente of San Antonio, was charged with smuggling, FOX29 San Antonio reported. Officials said the 13 undocumented individuals were turned over to Uvalde Border Patrol.

In a second incident, a deputy pulled over a Chrysler van for a traffic violation. When the deputy exited his cruiser to approach the vehicle, it sped away and prompted a short pursuit.

Deputies found 13 illegal immigrants dressed in camouflage in a pickup truck.

Deputies found 13 illegal immigrants dressed in camouflage in a pickup truck. (Zavala County Sheriff’s Office)

The driver eventually bailed, and three illegal immigrants were apprehended. Deputies said five other undocumented individuals had fled the scene.

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Deputies said two other illegal immigrants were found hidden in the back of an SUV during a traffic stop on U.S. 57 east of Batesville. The driver had bailed and fled.

Deputies arrested the driver, who was not immediately identified, and turned over the illegal immigrants to Border Patrol officials.

Deputies arrested the driver, who was not immediately identified, and turned over the illegal immigrants to Border Patrol officials. (Zavala County Sheriff’s Office)

A fourth traffic stop on a blue Chevy Malibu resulted in another short chase until the driver and other individuals bailed from the vehicle into the brush at the West Wind Ranch, the sheriff’s office said.

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Deputies apprehended three individuals while about five other suspected illegal immigrants escaped.

All the apprehended illegal immigrants were turned over to Border Patrol, the sheriff’s office said.



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