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FBI Agent Shot and Killed In Penn. While Serving Arrest Warrant

FBI Agent Samuel Hicks/fbi photo [1]

FBI Agent Samuel Hicks/fbi photo

Suspect...../wtae-tv [2]

Suspect Robert Korbe/wtae-tv

By Paula Reed Ward, Jim McKinnon and Michael A. Fuoco
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
INDIANA TOWNSHIP, Pa. — An FBI agent was shot and killed early this morning as he and at least one other officer were attempting to serve an arrest warrant in Indiana Township. He was identified today as Special Agent Samuel Hicks.
Earlier reports were erroneous that the victim was a local police officer.
FBI spokesman Bill Crowley said the agent who was killed was not alone as he attempted to serve the warrant around 6 a.m. at a home in the 100 block of Woods Run Road, near the Middle Road Volunteer Fire Department headquarters and a township park that contains several soccer fields.
Mr. Crowley said Agent Hicks was pronounced dead at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital.
Michael Rodriguez, agent in charge of the Pittsburgh FBI office, said Agent Hicks joined the FBI in March 2007 and was assigned to Pittsburgh in August 2007.
He said Agent Hicks, 33, who is survived by his wife, Brooke, and 3-year-old son, had been a Baltimore police officer and a school teacher before joining the FBI. He is a Western Pennsylvania native and a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh.
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