Police have released the identities of the homeowner and alleged burglar involved in Thursday morning’s fatal shooting at a northwest Miami-Dade home.
According to investigators with Miami-Dade police, Ernest Holdman was burglarizing “an enclosed trailer” just before 5 a.m. on the property of Dennis Law at 1815 N.W. 121st St. when Law confronted him.
That’s when Law shot Holdman, police said.
Paramedics pronounced Holdman, 31, dead outside the scene.
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Police say Law, 49, has been cooperating with investigators and has been released from police custody. However, the shooting remains under investigation and police are consulting with the Miami-Dade State Attorney’s Office.