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Man shot by immigration agent charged with illegal reentry

September 17, 2019 GMT
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, file photo, a bullet hole can be seen in the front window of a box truck where law enforcement officers investigate after shots were fired involving Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in the parking lot of a Food Lion store, in the Antioch neighborhood of Nashville, Tenn. Jose Fernando Andrade-Sanchez, a Mexican man who was shot by immigration agents in Tennessee while fleeing a traffic stop on Sept. 5, has been detained and charged with illegal reentry. (Shelley Mays/The Tennessean via AP, File)
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, file photo, a bullet hole can be seen in the front window of a box truck where law enforcement officers investigate after shots were fired involving Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in the parking lot of a Food Lion store, in the Antioch neighborhood of Nashville, Tenn. Jose Fernando Andrade-Sanchez, a Mexican man who was shot by immigration agents in Tennessee while fleeing a traffic stop on Sept. 5, has been detained and charged with illegal reentry. (Shelley Mays/The Tennessean via AP, File)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Mexican man who was shot by immigration agents in Tennessee while fleeing a traffic stop two weeks ago has been detained and charged with illegal reentry.

According to court documents, Jose Fernando Andrade-Sanchez was detained on Tuesday in Nashville. He has been deported four times previously. If convicted, he could face up to two years in federal prison and a fifth deportation.

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has said an agent fired at Andrade-Sanchez on Sept. 5 because he attempted to run over the agent. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has declined to charge Andrade-Sanchez, who was hit in the stomach and the elbow.

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Asked whether the FBI is investigating the ICE agent, an FBI spokesman said he could not comment.