Sunrise, FL – At least one Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agent was killed on Tuesday morning and several more agents were seriously wounded while trying to serve a warrant in a child pornography case.
The incident occurred at about 6 a.m. on Feb. 2 when FBI agents and Davie police officers attempted to serve a warrant at the home of a child pornography suspect in a residence at 10100 Reflections Boulevard in Sunrise, FOX News reported.
A federal law enforcement source told the Miami Herald that at least five federal agents were shot during the raid.
Sources also said that the warrant was for the suspect’s computer and other evidence.
The Miami Herald reported that the FBI tracked down the suspect’s address working with the Internet service provider and then matched up the physical address.
Sources said the FBI and federal prosecutors would have likely filed some type of pornography charges against the suspect based on what was found during the search.
Another source told FOX News that the suspect barricaded himself in the home after he opened fire on law enforcement and it is believed that he may have shot himself after he shot the agents.
However, authorities have not confirmed that information and the incident is ongoing.
Law enforcement officers from multiple other agencies have descended on the scene to assist.
@FBI confirming a shooting occurred during one of their operations in Sunrise & that several people are hurt. Law enforcement presence growing outside of Broward Health @WPLGLocal10 pic.twitter.com/P8S4nuFV7y
— Annaliese Garcia (@annalieseWPLG) February 2, 2021
Police have shut down nearby roads in both directions while they investigate.
*Update* 8:53am: Neighborhoods along Nob Hill Rd, between NW 44th St and W Oakland Park Blvd. are currently unable to leave their communities due to the traffic shutdown on Nob Hill Rd. We will update as soon as traffic opens up. Thank you for your understanding.
— Sunrise Police FL (@SunrisePoliceFL) February 2, 2021
🚨BREAKING: 1 FBI agent killed: several others injured serving warrant Sunrise, FL this morning, in child porn sting: the latest LIVE in moments @FOX19
— Stef DiPietrantonio (@StefDFOX19Now) February 2, 2021
#BREAKING: A LIVE pic (sorry it's grainy) of the scene in Sunrise, Florida where multiple FBI agents were shot while serving a warrant in a child pornography case. There are reports that at least one FBI agent was shot and killed. Updates on #KOMONews pic.twitter.com/eBy5qrGa0Z
— Holly Menino (@hollymenino) February 2, 2021
BREAKING: *SHOOTING* Multiple FBI agents shot after serving a warrant in a child exploitation case in Sunrise, Florida.
— Insider Paper (@TheInsiderPaper) February 2, 2021
NBC News: Several FBI agents have been shot while serving a warrant in Sunrise, FL, officials say.
The extent of the injuries and how many agents were shot is not yet known.
They say the suspect was wanted in charges of violent crimes against children. @PeteWilliamsNBC reports.
— Tom Winter (@Tom_Winter) February 2, 2021
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