Breaking News: Gunfight in ICE Office: 1 Dead 1 Wounded
On Thursday an ICE agent opened fire upon his supervisor during a dispute, upon which another agent opened fire killing the first agent who opened fire in a federal building on the seventh floor of the Glenn M. Anderson Federal Building in downtown Long Beach that houses ICE, the Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Probation and Parole Office, according to Fox News. While details are still sketchy, there are confirmed reports of 1 dead ICE agent and 1 injured. The injured officer is still hospitalized and listed as in stable condition.
CNN currently reports it as follows:
“The situation began … as an incidence of workplace violence involving two federal agents in their office space,” said Steven Martinez, assistant director of the FBI office in Los Angeles. “When the incident escalated, one agent fired several rounds at the other agent, wounding him.”
The agent shot suffered multiple injuries and is undergoing treatment at a local hospital.
Martinez said a third colleague intervened and fired at the shooter, killing him.
As this story develops, updates will be posted on this story.