Texas police helicopter fires on immigrants, killing two
By Bill Van Auken; 27 October 2012 – WSWS
A Texas state police helicopter opened fire on a truckload of fleeing immigrants Thursday, killing two and wounding at least one other.
The deadly incident took place near La Joya, Texas, about 70 miles northwest of Brownsville. State authorities reported that it began when Texas Parks and Wildlife police began pursuing a red pickup truck packed with immigrant workers, who were suspected of having crossed the border from Mexico.
When the pickup failed to stop for the game wardens, they called in the Texas