December 9, 2018 – In Breaking News – CNN
An FBI agent wounded by gunfire on Saturday in Brooklyn was shot while sitting in a parked vehicle, a law enforcement official told CNN.
According to the official, another vehicle pulled up next to the agent’s vehicle and fired into it on Saturday around 3:20 p.m.
The agent returned fire and was struck in the shoulder.
(Police say the agent was sitting in a car when a gunman opened fire, striking him once in the shoulder. Courtesy of CBS New York and YouTube. Posted on Dec 8, 2018.)
It was not clear where in the vehicle the wounded agent was seated.
Earlier today, one of our agents was wounded by gunfire in Brooklyn and transported to a local hospital. No further details are available at this time.
— FBI New York (@NewYorkFBI) December 8, 2018
The official said the agent is in stable condition and is being treated for a shoulder injury at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn.
New York City firefighters responded to a report of “gunshot wounds” in Brooklyn on Saturday, according to Michael Parrella, an FDNY spokesperson.
(An FBI agent was shot in the shoulder in a drive-by shooting in Brooklyn, the NYPD said Saturday. Courtesy of PIX11 News and YouTube. Posted on Dec 8, 2018.)
Two patients were transported from the scene, according to Parrella, one to Kings County Hospital and one to Brookdale University Hospital Medical Center in Brooklyn, but it’s not clear what injuries they suffered or whether one of the patients was the agent.
There are no outstanding suspects at this time. Expect a large police presence in the area of 92nd Street & Avenue N in #Brooklyn as the investigation continues.
Wishing the agent a speedy recovery. https://t.co/jnMScb5fFr
— Chief Terence Monahan (@NYPDChiefofDept) December 9, 2018
The patients appeared to be in stable condition when they were transported, Parrella said.
The FDNY did not provide further information on the victims’ identities or the circumstances that led to their injuries.
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