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For Immediate Release:
February 20, 2013

Media Contact:
Det. Aida Fina-Milian

***** UPDATE *****

Topic: Police Involved Shooting
Case #: PD130219065985
Date & Time of Occurrence: 02/18/2013 at approx. 7:15 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 15415 SW 57 Street
  Miami, Florida
Subject #1:
Subject Name: Brian Kelly Howell , (W/M)
Subject DOB: 03/03/1983
Subject Age: 29
Subject Address: 15415 SW 57 St.
  Miami, Florida
Subject Description: IN CUSTODY
Subject #2:
Subject Name: Dell Peter DiGiovanni, (W/M)
Subject DOB: 05/31/1962
Subject Age: 50
Subject Address: 15415 SW 57 St.
  Miami, Florida
Subject Description: LOCATED DECEASED
Subject #3:
Subject Name: Michael Steven DiGiovanni, (W/M)
Subject DOB: 11/08/1985
Subject Age: 27
Subject Address: 15415 SW 57 St.
  Miami, Florida
Subject Description: AT LARGE

Police Involved Shooting (Update #1)

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau continues to investigate a police involved shooting that occurred at the above listed location.  According to investigators, detectives were approaching the residence pursuant to an on-going narcotics investigation, when the subjects opened fire at the detectives.  The detectives returned fire and the subjects fled on foot.  A perimeter was immediately established and Brian Howell was apprehended within the perimeter.  The other two subjects remain at large and are considered armed and dangerous.  The residence caught fire and the cause is unclear at this time.  None of the officers were injured during the incident.

As this continues to be an active investigation, there will be some road closures and we urge commuters to seek alternate routes. The following are the road closures:  S.W. 152 Avenue to S.W. 157 Avenue and S.W. 56 Street to S.W. 60 Street.

UPDATE #1: Subject #2, Dell DiGiovanni, has been located deceased (suicide) in the area of SW 147 Avenue and SW 48 Terrace.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact CrimeStoppers
(305)471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477
Visit and select “Give a Tip”
Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.
Subject #2: Dell Peter DiGiovanni
Subject #2: Dell Peter DiGiovanni
Subject #3: Michael Steven DiGiovanni
Subject #3: Michael Steven DiGiovanni

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