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FBI agent serving warrant wounded in shootout in Albuquerque

July 14, 2021 GMT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An FBI agent was wounded during a shootout Wednesday that left another man dead in northeast Albuquerque, authorities said.

According to a FBI spokesman, the agent was wearing a bulletproof vest that has struck by gunfire and is expected to survive.

The agent was serving a warrant related to a violent crime investigation and trying to make an arrest when the shootout occurred in an alleyway behind the strip mall.

The other man was declared dead at the scene.

FBI officials didn’t identify the injured agent or the man killed and declined to say if any other suspects were detained or involved.