SUNRISE, Fla. — Two FBI agents were killed and three others were injured in a shootout Tuesday as agents attempted to serve a warrant in case involving "violent crimes against children."
The FBI confirmed in a statement Tuesday that two agents were killed in the incident. Three other agents were wounded, two of which were transported to a local hospital. Their conditions are currently unknown.
The suspect was also killed in the shootout, according to the FBI statement.
The FBI did not release the identities of the agents or suspect.
"In accordance with FBI policy, the shooting incident is under investigation by the FBI’s Inspection Division. The review process is thorough and objective and is conducted as expeditiously as possible under the circumstances," said the statement, issued by FBI Miami Public Information Officer Jim Marshall.
The Associated Press reports that the shooting occurred as the suspect barricaded inside the home.
Sunrise Police has asked nearby residents to stay inside while they conduct an investigation.
Sunrise is a northern suburb of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The town is located about 35 miles north of Miami.
*Update* 9:04am: The scene is safe but due to the ongoing investigation, affected neighborhoods in the area of Water Terrace on Nob Hill Road are still asked to remain at their homes until we are able to open Nob Hill Rd for travel. Thank you for your patience as understanding.— Sunrise Police FL (@SunrisePoliceFL) February 2, 2021