ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The Albuquerque Police Department have reopened Fifth Street between Lead and Coal.
A Homeland Security Investigations official says there is a federal investigation occurring in the area after two Federal Protective Service agents were shot at. It happened at about 5 a.m. on Thursday while the agents were on patrol at a social security building. They say it happened after some type of confrontation.
Authorities say at least one of the agents fired shots at the suspect, but no injuries have been reported. Police have not said how many shots were fired. However, a witness says he heard about ten shots fire early Thursday morning.
“I figured somebody got shot or somebody got killed. I mean you hear the bullets. I’m not going to come and see what went on; I just went back inside the house,” said James Marquez.
Federal Protective Services, the FBI and APD are conducting an ongoing investigation. At this time, the suspect has been taken into custody and officials found a gun at the scene. FBI agents were taking pictures of what appeared to be a bullets in a nearby parking lot.