An alleged smuggler is shot after he tries to flee from border patrol agents. It happened close to the I-35 checkpoint. The incident happened at around eleven last night at mile marker 35. According to Border Patrol, agents were patrolling the area when they saw 10 illegal immigrants getting into an SUV. When the agents tried to apprehend the illegal aliens and the smuggler, they got a big surprise. "A suspected smuggler made an attempt to run over our agent using his vehicle as a weapon. Realizing the threat the agent drew his weapon and discharged his service weapon." The agent shot the smuggler in the upper torso. The suspect was transported to Doctors hospital as well as the agent. The agent was treated and released this morning and doing well. The FBI is now investigating the case.