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The Latest: On-duty FBI agent shot in shoulder in NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of an FBI agent (all times local):

7:05 p.m.

Police say an FBI agent was shot in the shoulder Saturday in New York City during a street gunfight.

The male agent was struck while on duty at 3:30 p.m. in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn.

FBI officials said the agent was in stable condition at a New York hospital.

The FBI says two possible suspects are in police custody.

Police officials tell WABC-TV that two undercover FBI agents were sitting in a car when shots were fired from a vehicle driving by, and the agents returned fire.

Officials say the vehicle with bullet holes was left at a body shop, and one suspect drove to a nearby hospital in another vehicle.

Police say the agent is being treated for a non-life-threatening injury.

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4:42 p.m.

Police say an FBI agent has been shot in the shoulder in New York City.

New York City police say the male agent was struck while on duty at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn.

FBI officials confirmed the shooting and said the agent was in stable condition at a New York hospital.

The federal agency says two possible suspects are in police custody.

Details of the shooting were not immediately available.

Police say the agent was taken to Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn and being treated for a non-life-threatening injury.

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4 p.m.

Police say an FBI agent has been shot in the shoulder in New York City.

New York City police say the agent was shot while on duty at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in the Canarsie section of Brooklyn.

Details of the shooting including the agent’s gender were not immediately available.

The agent was taken to a hospital. No arrests have been made.

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