Person in custody shot at border patrol station in El Paso

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Person in custody shot at border patrol station in El Paso

A person was shot while in custody at a US Customs and Border Protection station in Texas on Tuesday, officials said.

Border Patrol agents assigned to the Ysleta station in El Paso were involved in a shooting at the station around 12:45 p.m., a CBP spokesperson told The Post in a statement.

It’s not clear what led to the shooting.

The unidentified person was transported to a local hospital for treatment, authorities said.

Authorities respond to CBP's Ysleta station after reported shooting.
The FBI is leading the investigation into the incident.
GABY VELASQUEZ/ EL PASO TIMES /

The FBI is leading the investigation into the incident. The El Paso Police Department and CBP’s Office of Professional Responsibility also responded to the scene.

FBI officials did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for additional information.

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