FBI Director Christopher Wray issued the below statement regarding an agent-involved shooting in Sunrise, Florida:
the FBI lost two of our own today. Special Agent Daniel Alfin and Special Agent
Laura Schwartzenberger were shot and killed this morning in the line of duty
while executing a federal court-ordered search warrant in a crimes against
children investigation in Sunrise, Florida. Three other agents were shot and
wounded; two suffered injuries requiring hospital care, but both are now in
stable condition. The third injured agent did not require hospitalization.
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. The FBI will always honor their ultimate sacrifice and will be forever grateful for their bravery. We continue to stand by our FBI Family, and the families of these special agents, in the days to come, bringing every resource we can to get through this together.