Suspect in fatal shooting of FBI agents identified

FBI says David Lee Huber, 55, had been under investigation for crimes against children
Law enforcement embrace outside scene of FBI shooting in Sunrise
Posted at 4:20 PM, Feb 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-03 23:04:52-05

SUNRISE, Fla. — The FBI has identified the man who fatally shot two agents Tuesday morning in Sunrise.

FBI spokesman Jim Marshall said Wednesday that the suspect has been identified as David Lee Huber, 55, of Sunrise.

Special agents Daniel Alfin and Laura Schwartzenberger were killed while serving a search warrant at Huber's home.

Daniel Alfin and Laura Schwartzenberger, FBI agents killed in Sunrise shooting
Special agents Daniel Alfin and Laura Schwartzenberger were killed in the line of duty while serving a search warrant at a Sunrise home in February 2021.

The FBI was serving a search warrant at Huber's home as part of a criminal investigation into violent crimes against children.

Three other agents were also wounded in the shooting.

Marshall said two agents were taken to Broward Health Medical Center but have since been released.

The third wounded agent was treated at the scene.

Records show Huber owned a business called Computer Troubleshooters in Broward County.

There appears to be little trouble with the law, other than a speeding ticket Huber got in Boca Raton in 2018.

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Some residents in the apartment complex where Huber lived said they did not know him.

"Of course, we are concerned," Jorge Castillo said. "We're worried that, I hope, it's not going to happen again."

Aerial of U.S. flag draped over casket exiting back of ambulance after FBI shooting
Authorities salute a flag-draped casket as it is removed from the back of an ambulance and escorted inside the Broward County medical examiner's office after an FBI shooting.

William Beller, recruitment director for the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association, said the shooting "affects everybody -- state, local and federal -- federal law enforcement."

"We're here to provide support any way we can to the families, to our brother and sister agents over there," Beller said.