Shots fired at California border checkpoint

Story highlights

  • Shooting occurred at a pedestrian processing area in San Ysidro
  • Video showed two wounded people being taken to a local hospital
A Customs and Border Protection officer was involved in a shooting at the San Ysidro port of entry, in the area used to process pedestrians crossing the Mexican border into the United States, an official with the agency said Thursday.
The incident occurred around 5 p.m. (8 p.m. ET), according to CNN San Diego affiliate KFMB.
Video provided by the station showed two people being taken to a local hospital for treatment of wounds.
Information about who else was involved in the shooting, and the number of people injured, was not immediately available.
Processing of northbound pedestrian travelers at San Ysidro has been temporarily suspended, said CBP Public Affairs Liaison Angelica De Cima, but officials hope to resume processing soon.