SAN DIEGO — Federal officers shot and injured a man at the nation's busiest border crossing Saturday morning after he sped away from a gate agent and rammed a pickup while crossing into San Diego County from Mexico, authorities said.
The man drove up to a gate at the San Ysidro Point of Entry in a Chevrolet Tahoe and told a customs inspector he didn't have any official identification, said San Diego Police Lt. Kevin Rooney. The man was directed to a secondary inspection area.
Rooney said the driver accelerated, rammed a Ford pickup and crashed into concrete barriers as he tried to get into the northbound lanes of I-5.
The suspect drove in reverse, striking an agent with the Tahoe's open door. The agent fired at the driver as he sped backward.
LBJ's daughter treated at Mayo Clinic
DALLAS — Luci Baines Johnson, the youngest daughter of former President Lyndon Johnson, is being treated at the Mayo Clinic for what doctors suspect is a rare autoimmune disorder that affects the nervous system, her personal physician said Saturday. Johnson, 62, who was flown by air ambulance to the clinic in Rochester, Minn., on Friday, remained in the neuro-intensive care unit, said Dudley Youman, her doctor in Austin and a family friend.