HEMET, Calif. (AP) — Authorities allege an off-duty Border Patrol agent shot and killed a man in a personal dispute in a Southern California desert community.
A Riverside County sheriff's statement says 40-year-old John Demery confronted 27-year-old Adam Thomas at a home in East Hemet early Saturday. The statement says an argument ensued that ended with Demery shooting Thomas. Deputies found Thomas with multiple gunshot wounds. He later died at a hospital.
Demery was arrested and booked on suspicion of homicide. He was being held at a jail where deputies didn't know if he'd hired an attorney.
The Border Patrol issued a statement saying Demery is an agent assigned to its San Diego sector.
The Border Patrol says he's been suspended pending developments in the investigation. The agency says it's cooperating with sheriff's investigators.
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