Police: Miramar homeowner’s relative shoots, kills uninvited guest

Police said the shooting happened late Monday morning at a house on Southwest 144th Terrace in the city’s Windsor Palms neighborhood.

MIRAMAR, Fla. – Miramar police are investigating a fatal shooting at a home in the city, officials said Monday.

Police said the shooting happened late Monday morning at a house on Southwest 144th Terrace in the city’s Windsor Palms neighborhood.

Sky 10 flew over the scene just before 12:30 p.m. and spotted numerous police cars and investigators at the scene as well as crime scene tape surrounding the house.

Police told Local 10 News that one of the homeowner’s relatives shot the man after he entered without permission and became disruptive. Officials said the homeowner, who was not home at the time, knew the man.

Police said they haven’t made any arrests and investigators are working to determine whether the shooting was a case of self-defense.

Police may also be seeking a search warrant to further investigate inside the home. They said everyone inside of the home was cooperating with detectives.


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