Orlando man linked to Boston bombing suspects shot and killed by FBI


A man killed by an FBI agent Wednesday morning in Orlando was friends with the Boston bombing suspects, according to a report in the Orlando Sentinel.

Khusn Taramiv told Orlando TV that his friend was being investigated in the bombings and knew suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the Sentinel is reporting. The FBI noted the shooting but has not released the name of the suspect.

The man was fatally shot when a team of FBI agents swarmed an apartment complex near Universal Studios in Orlando, according to The Associated Press. The man had become violent during questioning in the Boston bombing case, the FBI said.

An FBI spokesman told Orlando television stations that their agent was conducting official duties when the shooting occurred.

This bulletin will be updated as more information becomes available.

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