SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, FLA. (WSVN) - A man is dead after police said he was shot while trying to break into a home.

The incident happened at around 8:30 a.m., Friday, at a home located on 73rd and 106th Court.

According to Miami-Dade Police, the suspected intruder kicked in the door at the home, which is when the homeowner shot him.

The intruder was taken to the hospital but was later pronounced dead.

As of Friday afternoon, the police had that section of the neighborhood roped off, as they continued to investigate.

7News cameras captured family members of the homeowner crying.

They did not want to speak to 7News, but assured that everybody that they loved and knew was OK.

A neighbor did tell 7News that a baby was in the house at the time of the shooting. An officer brought that baby outside to their family.

The homeowners remained in the home to speak with detectives, as they tried to piece together what happened, while investigators sifted through evidence.

Detectives have not released the identity of the person who was shot and killed.

They have also not released if any charges are pending for the homeowner.

Please check back on and 7News for more details on this developing story.

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