updated 2/27/2009 5:33:28 AM ET 2009-02-27T10:33:28

A FBI agent has been shot and wounded during a roundup of 31 suspects in an alleged cocaine distribution ring.

The special agent in charge of the Buffalo office says the agent was shot while executing a search warrant at a house in Buffalo Thursday morning.

Laurie Bennett did not comment on local media reports that another agent fired the shot and said an internal investigation would take several weeks.

Officials said the agent was listed in stable condition.

Those arrested were charged with participating in a violent, gang-run cocaine distribution ring that has been linked to at least one killing. Three other suspects have arranged to surrender.

Agents also arrested former NBA player Damone Brown in Reno, Nev. He's accused of leasing a safe deposit box in Buffalo that was used by a drug kingpin to store proceeds. He faces a felony count of money laundering.

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