A 23-year-old man and his father shot at each other during an argument Sunday night in Southwest Miami-Dade, police said. The father, 46, died at the hospital.
The son, whose name had not been released as of Monday afternoon, was released after being interviewed by homicide detectives, Detective Andre Martin, a Miami-Dade police spokesman, told the Miami Herald.
“He is free to go at the moment pending a review of the case by the State Attorney’s Office,” Martin said. “The investigation is still ongoing, but the facts as they have them right now would need to be reviewed to determine whether or not any charges will be filed.”
Around 9:30 p.m., police rushed to a house at 29790 SW 161st Ct. after receiving reports of a shooting and finding the father, Kirsten Williams, with gunshot wounds, Detective Alvaro Zabaleta, a police spokesman, told the Herald. The father was then taken to Jackson South Ryder Trauma Center where he died.
It was not immediately known who fired first, but Zabaleta said the son was intervening in an argument between his parents when the shooting happened. Police didn’t say whether the son killed his father.
“The son was the one who called 911,” Zabaleta said. “When officers arrived, the son and the mother were there.”
No one else was injured, police said.
Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call Miami-Dade & the Florida Keys Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477 or 866-471-8477, or visit crimestoppers305.com, to leave an anonymous tip.
This article will be updated as more information is available.