Man involved in shooting near border checkpoint dies

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. (KRQE) – The man who was involved in a shooting at a Border Patrol checkpoint near Las Cruces last month has died.

It happened last month on I-25 north of Las Cruces.

Friday, the FBI said when the man was asked to undergo a secondary check by agents, he pulled a gun and fired shots.

Agents fired back but didn’t hit the man. They said the man shot himself.

The FBI has not said why a secondary search was needed.

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