A federal agent fired shots at a suspect's getaway vehicle after nearly being hit by the car during a drug sting in Brooklyn Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement Agency said.
The agent was not hurt, nor were any suspects. Three people were arrested in the sting near New Lots Avenue and Bradford Street in East New York, a spokesman for ICE said.
The operation was being run by the Homeland Security Investigations unit of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
The ICE Office of Professional Responsibility is investigating the shooting, a standard procedure anytime an officer or special ageny discharges their gun in the line of duty.