Miami-Dade County

Police ID mother who shoots 24-year-old son at North Miami-Dade home

A mother shot her 24-year-old son at a North Miami-Dade house Wednesday morning, according to Miami-Dade police.

Late Wednesday, police identified the woman as 44-year-old Atoya Holmes. Holmes is a correctional counselor at the Federal Detention Center in Miami, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

Her son was identified as Lance McCoy. Police said Arthur Holmes, 45, McCoy’s stepfather, was also in the home.

Police said the man was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center from the home in the 1300 block of Northwest 98th Terrace.

“At this time, investigators are attempting to determine all the details surrounding this incident,” police said in a news release.

Miami Herald staff writer David Ovalle contributed to this report.

David J. Neal: 305-376-3559, @DavidJNeal

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