Thanks to images provided by surveillance cameras on the U.S.-Mexico border, the minor was thrown over a wall toward San Diego and treated by an emergency team.
A security camera captured the moment A 4-year-old boy was thrown over the US-Mexico border wall.
The whole thing was caught on surveillance cameras. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on the border of San Diego and Tijuana.
In a rapidly circulating image, social network Others are seen passing children over fences.
The video shows at least two adults, but local media reports said the minors may have been located and left behind by authorities after they entered US territory.
4-year-old boy thrown out of Tijuana border into San Diego
* CBP charged that the incident occurred on the night of May 15, after which a firearm was fired from south of the border. pic.twitter.com/cJWqPBdkVU
– Heras (@HerasMexicali) May 24, 2023
As detailed in the media The country of Mexico is head of the border guard, Raul Ortiz The minor received first aid and reported being in good health.
The patrol chief also said staff responding to the situation reported gunfire nearby, but did not provide further details on the matter.
An investigation is currently underway to determine the identity of the person appearing in the video.
4-year-old boy pushed off border wall between Mexico and US
Situations like this four-year-old boy being pushed over the border wall are unfortunately common between the United States and Mexico. Above, especially after the end of the Title 42 Health Regulations.
More than 10 days after the lifting of Title 42, the border city of Tijuana remains one of the places that continues to receive the most immigrants.
Activists and religious groups report an increase of “up to 500%” in the number of refugees they are accepting.
Under Title 8, which was already in force before Title 42 took effect, illegal immigrants would be deported and barred from entering the United States for the next five years.
Additionally, retrying during this period could result in criminal prosecution.