Erick Diaz Cruz, 26, was wounded while visiting his mother on Feb. 6 in Gravesend.READ MORE: Gabby Petito Search: Video Shows Couple Questioned About Physical Altercation In Utah, Fiancé Told Police Road Trip Created 'Emotional Strain'
ICE agents arrived at his mom’s home to arrest her boyfriend, who authorities said was in the country illegally.READ MORE: De Blasio Says NYC Ready To Administer COVID Vaccine Booster Shots Once FDA Approved
ICE said its agents were physically attacked, but Cruz’s lawsuit alleges the shooting was unprovoked.
Cruz was visiting on a tourist visa and lives in Mexico, where he is the assistant to his town’s mayor.MORE NEWS: Gov. Murphy Says New Jersey Is On Path To Universal Pre-K
Attorneys say he will have to live with a bullet in his neck for the rest of his life.