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FBI identifies suspect who killed 2 agents in Sunrise as David Lee Huber

SUNRISE, Fla. – The FBI announced on Wednesday that David Lee Huber was the child pornography suspect who killed FBI Special Agents Laura Schwartzenberger and Daniel Alfin before killing himself on Tuesday in Sunrise.

The FBI also suspected Huber, 55, a computer consultant, of violent crimes against children. He had surveillance cameras at his apartment when the agents arrived to execute a federal warrant at the Water Terrace Apartments, 10000 Reflections Blvd. W., Apt. 102.

Neighbors described Huber as “a loner.” Records show Huber got divorced in 2016 after 16 years of marriage and he was a father of three. He had traffic tickets, but he didn’t have a criminal record, records show. The Federal Aviation Administration reports Huber received his commercial pilot certificate on May 23, 1994.

The FBI’s inspection division is still investigating the fatal shooting. Three other agents were injured during the shooting. Both agents who were hospitalized were released from the hospital on Wednesday, according to James P. Marshall, a spokesman for the FBI Miami.

FBI Special Agents Laura Schwartzenberger, left, and Daniel Alfin, right, died on Tuesday in Sunrise. (Copyright 2020 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.)

Schwartzenberger, 43, and Alfin, 36, specialized in investigating crimes against children. Schwartzenberger was a married mother of two and Alfin was a married father of one child.

President Joe Biden, FBI Director Christopher Wray, FBI Agents Association President Brian O’Hare, FBI Miami Special Agent in Charge George Piro, and FBI Miami Special Agent Michael D. Leverock hailed the agents killed as heroes.

“They put their lives on the line and that’s a hell of a price to pay,” Biden said. “My heart aches for the families.”

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David Lee Huber, 55, was the man who opened fire on the agents Tuesday morning when they were serving a warrant in a child porn case. He then took his own life.

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About the Authors:

Glenna Milberg joined Local 10 News in September 1999 to report on South Florida's top stories and community issues. She also serves as co-host on Local 10's public affairs broadcast, "This Week in South Florida."

The Emmy Award-winning journalist joined the Local 10 News team in 2013. She wrote for the Miami Herald for more than 9 years and won a Green Eyeshade Award.