EL PASO (CBSDFW.COM/CNN) – Officials with US Customs and Border Protection say shots were fired at one of their agents during a routine patrol in the El Paso region.

The incident happened on August 6 and authorities say camera operators saw at least two people shooting north from the Mexican side of the Rio Grande River.

READ MORE: 'Emotions Matter' At Dallas ISD's Boude Storey Middle School As Students Climb Out Of 'COVID Slide'

A Border Patrol spokesperson says no one was injured in the gunfire and the suspects were seen getting into a car and driving away.

READ MORE: 'Pure Evil', Accused Killer Jason Thornburg Spoke At Alleged Victim's Funeral 

It is thought that around 20 rounds were fired towards the agent.

The shooting is now under investigation by the FBI.

MORE NEWS: Big Cowboys Win Means Massive Shopping Spree For Some

(© Copyright 2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. The CNN Wire™ & © 2021 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company contributed to this report.)

CBSDFW.com Staff