Fatal Shooting Along U.S.-Mexico Border Near San Diego Involves Border Patrol Agents

Katie Pavlich

2/18/2014 12:30:00 PM - Katie Pavlich

There was a fatal shootout early Tuesday morning along the U.S.-Mexico Border near San Diego involving U.S. Border Patrol Agents. Border Patrol is not confirming at this time who was fatally shot. According to local news outlets, the San Diego County sheriff's deputies are investigating. More from NBC 7:

NBC 7 has learned a shooting occurred along Otay Mountain Truck Trail near Alta Road, southeast of Otay Reservoir and east of State Route 125.

Deputies confirmed the shooting involved a Border Patrol agent but had no details on what prompted the shooting.

They did confirm one person was killed.

Deputies were loading into four-wheel ATVs to access the scene.

We will keep you updated as things develop.