|Page (1) of 1 - 02/17/12||email article||print page|
1 dead, 1 hurt in US federal building shooting1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at immigration offices in California federal building
LONG BEACH, California (AP) ' The FBI says an immigration agent shot and injured another agent and was then killed by a third colleague in a federal building.
FBI Special Agent Steven Martinez says the shooting occurred at about 5:30 p.m. local time Thursday.
There were conflicting early reports about the number of people shot, with local authorities saying two were dead and one wounded, while ICE said one was dead and one wounded.
Martinez characterized the incident as a case of workplace violence involving two federal agents. He says one agent fired several rounds at another agent, wounding him. At that point, another agent intervened and additional rounds were fired, resulting in the death of the shooter.
Related Keywords:Federal Building Shooting,Violence,Social issues,Social affairs,Violent crime,Crime,General news