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Shooting from ’copters?

Posted: November 7, 2012 at 4:36 a.m.

Late last month in Hidalgo County, Texas, sharpshooters in a state Department of Public Safety helicopter opened fire on a pickup that fled from police. The troopers suspected that the people in the truck were smuggling drugs. But in point of fact, it was stuffed full of Guatemalans attempting to sneak into the U.S. Two were shot dead.

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Editorial, Pages 24 on 11/07/2012

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