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Man Slain, Officer Shot at Border

January 22, 1986

A man was slain and a Border Patrol officer was shot in Spring Canyon near the Mexican border late Tuesday night, a San Diego Police Department spokesman said.

Lt. Richard Bennett said the officer was wearing a bulletproof vest and "we believe he's OK." The shootings occurred about 10:30 p.m. near Dillons Trail and California 117, Bennett said.

A second man was taken into custody.

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