MIAMI BEACH (CBS4 ) – After a standoff with the SWAT team, Miami Beach Police are interviewing people they call “persons of interest” in the murder of Robert Lakatos, 16.
Police say they were trying to talk to two people, but those people ran and barricaded themselves inside a home on the one thousand block of 79th Street.READ MORE: Psychologist shares how to talk to your child about Texas school shooting
Police called in the SWAT team and K9 unit and after a couple of hours, police say the people came out of the house.
“They came out. The SWAT team did not have to make entry,” said Miami Beach Police Sgt. Bobby Hernandez.READ MORE: New FBI report finds active shooter attacks on the rise
Police say those persons of interest ran into a home where there were three other people so police are questioning all five people.
Sgt. Hernandez said Miami Beach Police have been working leads on the case since Lakatos was murdered earlier this month.
Police say in an armed robbery turned deadly, Lakatos was shot and killed.MORE NEWS: MDPD: Miami Beach Senior High Teacher Arrested For Engaging In Child Pornography
The teen had recently moved to Miami Beach with his family.