Fatal shooting under investigation in Okaloosa County

Posted on October 14, 2020 by Staff reports

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that took place around 5 a.m. this morning on Shirley Drive.

Deputies were called to a townhome in connection to a woman’s phone call reporting that a man broke into her home and had been shot.

They found a male victim deceased inside the townhouse.

A second individual who had fled from the scene was located at a nearby residence and transported to OCSO Headquarters for questioning.

The case remains an active investigation and additional details will be released at the appropriate time.