Coral Gables

Federal Agents Involved in Deadly Coral Gables Shooting Amid Financial Probe

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Law enforcement is investigating a deadly shooting that involved federal agents amid a financial probe Friday afternoon in Coral Gables.

The shooting happened near the 1500 block of Mantua Avenue. Motorists were told to avoid the area of South Alhambra Circle and Blue Road during the investigation.

“During a large-scale financial investigation, an individual brandished a weapon at special agents with Homeland Security Investigations, as a result agents fired at the suspect,” agency spokesman Nestor Yglesias said in a statement.

Footage from Chopper 6 showed a gray minivan riddled with bullets and a yellow tarp inside.

Federal agents shot and killed a person during a large-scale financial investigation in Coral Gables. NBC 6's Stephanie Bertini reports

The firearm that was brandished was recovered at the scene. The HSI special agents sustained non-life-threatening injuries and were treated at a local hospital.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement was investigating the shooting.

The person wasn't immediately identified.

This is a developing story. Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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