A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officer on duty at the downtown Calexico port of entry shot a man at about midnight Wednesday.
According to a statement released by the border agency , the CBP Officer was on duty at one of the vehicle primary lanes when he was approached by an individual on a bike. The man got off the bike with a knife in his hand and approached the officer. The officer then fired his service weapon , striking the man. Officers on the scene administered first aid. The man was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The officer involved was not injured. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General , the Calexico Police Department and the CBP are investigating the incident.