Multiple FBI Agents Killed, Seriously Injured While Serving Warrant
Law enforcement officers block off an area near where reports indicate that several FBI agents were shot as they served a warrant in a child exploitation case on Feb. 2, 2021 in Sunrise, Florida. (Joe Raedle / Getty Images)
By Kipp Jones
Published February 2, 2021 at 9:53am
Two FBI agents were killed and multiple others were wounded following an attempt to serve a warrant in Broward County, Florida, on Tuesday, according to reports.
The Miami Herald reported that a task force of multiple law enforcement agencies was attempting to execute a warrant related to child pornography charges at a residence in the community of Sunrise.
The Associated Press reported that just after 6 a.m. ET, gunfire was reported at the Water Terrace apartment complex.
Upon service of the warrant, at least five FBI agents were reportedly shot by a man who had barricaded himself into his home.
The FBI confirmed in a statement to CNN that two agents had died. It was reported the suspect is also dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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The FBI should have known something like this can happen almost anywhere.