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Congresswoman asks DOJ to open hate crime investigation into migrant shooting in Hudspeth County

EL PASO, Texas -- Congresswoman Veronica Escobar, D - El Paso, is calling on the department of justice to investigate the shooting death of a migrant this week.

"I am publicly calling on the DOJ to investigate this as a hate crime," said Escobar.

A former warden and his brother were arrested for the fatal shooting. A migrant woman was also shot in the stomach, she was reportedly recovering at the hospital.

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