They were serving a search warrant

The shooting took place at an apartment complex outside Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Two FBI agents were fatally shot and three agents were wounded in a shootout as they executed a search warrant of a violent crimes against children case. The name of the suspect will not be released yet.

“Every day, FBI Special Agents put themselves in harm’s way to keep the American people safe. Special Agent Alfin and Special Agent Schwartzenberger exemplified heroism today in defense of their country,” he said in a statement. “The FBI will always honor their ultimate sacrifice and will be forever grateful for their bravery.”

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