An FBI agent reportedly working undercover in a child exploitation sting operation was wounded during a shootout at a Marriott hotel in a suburb of Detroit earlier tonight:
— Gus Burns (@GusBurns) January 16, 2016
According to Fox 2 Detroit, the agent’s bulletproof vest saved his life and the agent shot and killed the suspect despite getting shot first:
— FOX 2 Detroit (@FOX2News) January 16, 2016
From Fox 2 Detroit:
After being wounded in his bullet-proof vest, the agent returned fire shooting and killing the suspect at about 9 p.m. Friday.
But the local CBS affiliate and other outlets say the suspect committed suicide:
— Jason Colthorp (@JasonColthorp) January 16, 2016
We’ll update this post as soon as we learn more.