Customs and Border Patrol Officer Fatally Shoots Alleged Intruder Inside Pinecrest Home - NBC 6 South Florida

Customs and Border Patrol Officer Fatally Shoots Alleged Intruder Inside Pinecrest Home

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    Federal Agent Shoots Alleged Intruder in Pinecrest

    A Customs and Border Patrol officer shot and killed an intruder at a Pinecrest home, officials said.

    (Published Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Investigators have not released additional details about the shooting, other than confirming that the home owner is a federal agent.

    • Miami-Dade Police say the shooting took place shortly before 2 a.m. in the home near SW 72 Avenue and 92nd Street.

    An early morning home invasion in Pinecrest left an alleged intruder dead Monday after the home owner - a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officer - opened fire, officials said.

    Miami-Dade Police say the shooting took place shortly before 2 a.m. in the home near Southwest 72 Avenue and 92nd Street.

    Investigators confirmed that the home owner is a Customs and Border Patrol agent, saying she opened fire after hearing a bedroom sliding glass door break and finding a person inside.

    The agent has been placed on administrative leave pending an investigation. Officials say the agent and others inside the home were not hurt.

    Federal Agent Shoots Intruder in Pinecrest

    [MI] Federal Agent Shoots Intruder in Pinecrest

    A Customs and Border Patrol officer shot and killed an intruder at a Pinecrest home, officials said.

    (Published Monday, Feb. 12, 2018)

    Officials haven't released the identity of the alleged intruder.

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