OCSO identifies man killed during home invasion in NW Florida

Northwest Florida


UPDATE (2:15 p.m.) — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man killed overnight on Culp Avenue as 35-year old Edgar Jennings III.

ORIGINAL STORY: The Okaloosa County Sheriffs Office is working a death investigation Wednesday morning in Fort Walton Beach.

One person is dead following an apparent home invasion robbery attempt at a residence on Culp Avenue near Fort Walton Beach.
A 9-1-1 call came in around 11:50 last night of someone trying to enter a home. Callers reported hearing gunfire and a man’s body was found a short time later.
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating and processing the crime scene.
Additional information will be released as developments warrant.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the OCSO at 850.651.7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850.651.TIPS, EmeraldCoastCrimeStoppers.com, or by using the P3 Tips Mobile application.

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