Suspect who was Wanted for a Murder in Okaloosa County was Killed in a Police ShootingMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Jul 12 2021 12:44 PM
On 7/12/21 at 2:45 a.m., deputies with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office located a suspect who was wanted for a murder that occurred in Okaloosa County. The suspect was a passenger in a White Ford Escape.
When Escambia County deputies stopped the vehicle at Inez Street and Carrick Street, the suspect jumped out of the passenger seat and immediately fired multiple rounds at the two deputies.
The deputies returned fire striking the suspect twice. The suspect was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries.
No deputies were injured during the incident. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement responded to investigate the shooting. The incident was captured on body cameras and in-car video
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