2 FBI agents shot outside St. Louis

Incident not directly related to Ferguson protests, FBI spokesperson says

ST. LOUIS (AP) — An FBI spokeswoman says two special agents have been shot in St. Louis County, but that the incident isn’t directly related to the Ferguson protests.

Rebecca Wu, a spokeswoman with the FBI St. Louis Division, says the agents were assisting the University City Police Department execute an arrest warrant at 2:53 a.m. Wednesday.

One agent was shot in the shoulder and the other agent was shot in the leg. Wu says that both agents are expected to survive their injuries.

The flashing lights of police cars, fire trucks and ambulances could be seen near the site of the shooting, which took place about 5 miles south of Ferguson.

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