AP Source: Multiple FBI agents shot in Sunrise while attempting to serve warrant in child exploitation case.
SUNRISE, FLA. (WSVN) – Multiple FBI agents have been shot while attempting to serve a warrant in a child exploitation case in the City of Sunrise, according to the Associated Press.
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 a spokesperson for Sunrise Fire Rescue, FBI agents were executing a search warrant when the shooting occurred.
FBI officials confirmed it was an agent-involved shooting and that there are injuries. One person was also seen being escorted from a home into an ambulance on a stretcher.
At least one person has reportedly barricaded themselves inside of a residence in the area.
Both northbound and southbound lanes between Nob Hill Road and Oakland Park Boulevard have been shut down.
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.