ECSO: Off-duty firefighter finds, helps man shot in the face

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ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting Monday night.

The sheriff’s office says an off-duty Santa Rosa County firefighter was driving down Massachusetts Avenue and came across a man with a gunshot wound to the face. 

The sheriff’s office says they already had units responding to the area for a report of shots fired near Oakwood Terrace Apartments. 

Deputies say the firefighter stayed to help the man who was transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.

ECSO says the man claimed he was shot in a drive-by shooting. 

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information comes in. 

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