3 ICE Agents Shot in Northern California
- Duration 1:34
- Date May 3, 2012
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Hi John the three special agents with ice is Homeland Security were shot while carrying out to search warrants federal search warrants.
During a pretty at dawn -- sting operation.
Here in -- east Petaluma -- broaden our -- north of -- as you can see this scene is still out.
Very active with the yellow police tape in the agents here on the scene a number of them dozens of them.
A still surrounding this house about two houses down the road here.
And it's unclear exactly why they were targeting this house we understand that they were right.
Carrying out high risk -- federal warrants related to an ongoing criminal investigation against.
This house targeted around 4:15 this morning neighbors reporting.
Hearing quite a lot of gunfire just at a best western hotel right next door were put on lockdown for a time.
Again the nature of this investigation is unclear.
As you mentioned one suspect is in custody.
And the investigation into these incidents and the related criminal case are both ongoing.
The agents were transported to local hospitals one was a take it away on a helicopter the other two by ambulance.
For treatment of what we're being told are nonlife threatening injuries.
An -- really got is the only DTL we can pass along that right now John.
Law enforcement agents really not to releasing more information yet we hope to get some sort of a statement later today.
But as you can see at the -- very active a lot of Homeland Security officers still out here in east Petaluma back to you for -- and great to know those agents are going to be okay -- so it would seem body count thanks.