ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis County police spokesman says two FBI agents have been shot, but their injuries are not life-threatening.

Officer Shawn McGuire says the shooting took place early Wednesday morning in north St. Louis County. McGuire says the agents were shot while responding to a person barricaded inside a home.

It was not known whether the shooting was related to the Ferguson protests. The shooting took place about 5 miles south of Ferguson.

The FBI did not immediately respond to a request for information.

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