The FBI issued a statement following the incident
Total two FBI agents were killed and another three were wounded during an early morning raid on Tuesday at a Sunrise, Florida home as they were executing a court-ordered search warrant, the FBI said in a statement.
The shooting occurred at 6am US time as a team of law enforcement officers were trying to execute a search warrant involving violent crimes against children, the FBI said in a statement.
#FBI Miami Statement on Agent-Involved Shooting: @FBIMiamiFL issued a statement on an agent-involved shooting in Sunrise, Florida, in which two FBI agents were killed and three were wounded. https://t.co/PDoVVSkEVp— FBI (@FBI) February 2, 2021
The subject of the warrant also died, it added.
JUST IN: Two FBI agents were killed and three others were injured after a shootout with a suspect while executing a search warrant northwest of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the FBI says. The subject of the warrant also died. https://t.co/WmEURntXYD— CNN (@CNN) February 2, 2021
None of the victims were identified. The FBI said two wounded agents were in stable condition at nearby hospitals and the shooting was under investigation.
It was the first major fatal shooting of FBI agents in the line of duty in years.