SUNRISE, FLA. (WSVN) – Two FBI agents are dead and three other agents have been injured after a shooting when agents tried to serve a warrant in a child exploitation case in the City of Sunrise.
Several police agencies responded to the scene near the intersection of Northwest 44th Street and Nob Hill Road, at around 6 a.m., Tuesday.
According to the FBI, the incident began when a team of FBI agents went to execute a search warrant early Tuesday.
A total of five agents were shot. Two were killed and two others were taken to the hospital and are in stable condition. The FBI did not speak on the condition of the third agent.
Authorities also say the subject is dead.
Two caskets draped with American flags could be seen being brought into the Broward Medical Examiner’s office in Dania Beach at around 10 a.m. A procession of officers could also be seen outside the building.
Back at the scene of the shooting, both northbound and southbound lanes between Nob Hill Road and Oakland Park Boulevard have been shut down.
There is currently heavy police presence in the area of 4200 Nob Hill Rd. Nob Hill Rd is closed from NW 44th St to West Oakland Park Blvd in both directions.
Please use an alternate route.
— Sunrise Police FL (@SunrisePoliceFL) February 2, 2021
A heavy police presence could also be seen outside of Broward Health Medical Center.
At around 9 a.m., Sunrise Police said the scene is safe but due to the ongoing investigation, residents in the Water Terrace neighborhood are asked to remain in their homes until Nob Hill Road can reopen to traffic.
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