Two FBI agents were killed Tuesday morning and three others were wounded while trying to serve a search warrant at a home in Sunrise, in a child pornography case. The incident unfolded around 6 a.m. in the vicinity of 10100 Reflections Boulevard, Sunrise, Florida. Multiple law enforcement agencies descended on the scene where the suspect was reportedly barricaded in their home in a Fort Lauderdale suburb. The subject of the warrant is dead, the FBI said in a statement. “Tragically, the FBI lost two of our own today,” FBI Director Christopher Wray said in a statement.
FBI Director identified the deceased agents as Special Agent Daniel Alfin and Special Agent Laura Schwartzenberger. Both agents had a history of investigating child pornography and sexual exploitation cases. Tuesday’s mass shooting marks the first time since 2008 that an FBI agent was fatally shot on duty.The FBI said its Inspection Division is investigating the shooting. As the case is under investigation, no further information will be released, the FBI said.