Sanchez, a sinewy 5-foot-9 car mechanic who spoke English well after spending 15 years in the United States, had allegedly leapt from under a mesquite bush and lunged to seize the agent's firearm, forcing him to shoot.
Victim's Name: Gabriel Sanchez Velasquez
Agency Responsible: U.S. Border Patrol
Date of Death: January 17, 2014
Cause of Death: Gunshot
Criminal Charges: No known charges
Mental Illness: Unknown
Armed: Unarmed/Did Not Have an Actual Weapon