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Federal agent fatally shoots intruder in her Miami-Dade County home, police say

Posted: 8:45 AM, Feb 12, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-12 18:02:55Z

MIAMI (AP) — A federal agent fatally shot an intruder inside her home near Miami.

Miami-Dade police say it happened just before 2 a.m. Monday inside the agent's home in the Pinecrest neighborhood.

Local news outlets report the surrounding area has been blocked off as police investigate.

Investigators confirmed to NBC 6 that the homeowner is a Border Patrol agent, saying she opened fire after hearing a bedroom sliding glass door break and finding a person inside.

Officials have not released any information on her condition and say the road around that home will be closed for most of the morning as their investigation continues.