Trump reportedly suggested shooting migrants in the legs and filling a moat with snakes or alligators to fortify the border wall

President Donald Trump once suggested shooting migrants in the legs to slow them down, The New York Times reported Tuesday.The comment came amid Trump’s fury this past spring over a surge in Central American migrant families seeking asylum in the US.Though Trump frequently railed about the issue in public and threatened to shut down the entire border, The Times reported that Trump privately suggested far more gruesome approaches.He also suggested digging a moat to fortify the border wall and filling it with “snakes or alligators,” The Times reported, and Trump “wanted the wall electrified, with spikes on top that could pierce human flesh.”Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.President Donald Trump, at the height of his fury over a springtime influx of migrants, suggested shooting

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