ABC News: FBI shoots man possibly linked to Boston bombing suspects

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Posted at 8:57 AM, May 22, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-22 05:11:08-04

(ABC) -- A man with a possible link to the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was shot in Florida Tuesday evening, according to ABC News.

According to an article on, a law enforcement official said the suspect was shot by a federal agent who felt threatened.

The dead suspect reportedly was "somebody who they were asking about his relationship with the Boston bombing subjects." He may have lived at one time in Boston, the law enforcement official said, adding that Tuesday night's shooting came as a surprise during a cooperative interview with the man.

Orlando-based ABC affiliate WFTV says the deceased man's name is possibly Ibragim Todashev.

"The suspect is deceased. We do not have any further details at this time. We expect to have more information later this morning," the FBI said in a statement.

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