A man was critically injured in a shooting involving federal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Wednesday night in San Bernardino, police said.
The shooting occurred around 7 p.m. in the area of North F and West 4th streets, according to the San Bernardino Police Department.
What led up to the shooting was unclear. Initial reports said a man in a silver Mercedes was driving directly towards the ATF agents. The agents, "fearing for their lives," shot at the car, police said.
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The driver was hospitalized for critical injuries. His two passengers were not struck by gunfire, police said.
The ATF agents were not injured in the incident.
This story is developing.