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For Immediate Release:
March 10, 2016

Media Contact:
Det. Dan Ferrin

Topic: Homicide
Case #: PD160310093118
Date & Time of Occurrence:  at approx. 5:30 p.m.
Address of Occurrence: 7237 NW 19 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Victim #1:
Victim's Name: Unavailable at this Time, (B/F)
Victim's Age: 54
Victim's Address: 7237 NW 19 Avenue
  Miami, Florida
Deceased #1:
Deceased's Name: Unavailable at this Time, (B/M)
Deceased's Age: 17

Homeowner Shoots and Kills Burglar

(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 

The Miami-Dade Police Department, Homicide Bureau, is conducting an investigation where a homeowner shot and killed a burglar in northwest Miami-Dade.

According to investigators, on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at approximately 5:30 p.m., officers were responding to a possible burglary in progress at 7237 NW 19 Avenue.  The homeowner arrived prior to the officers and began to inspect the exterior of the home, when a confrontation occurred with the burglar.  The homeowner produced a firearm and shot the subject.  Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded and transported the subject to Ryder Trauma where he succumbed to his injuries.

At this time, the homeowner is fully cooperating with detectives.

The investigation continues...


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.

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