UPDATE (12/9/21, 11:12 a.m.): The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office confirmed to WKRG that the body found dead on Baggett Court is a teenager. The Sheriff’s office is investigating the 17-year-old’s death as a shooting homicide.

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) — The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a male was found dead in a yard in Escambia County.

Around 6 a.m. Thursday, deputies responded to Baggett Court and P Street, which is near the Brownsville area. 

A ECSO spokeswoman said deputies found the male deceased. Shell casings were found near the body, but investigators are waiting on a medical examiner to determine a cause of death.

No further details were released at this time. We’ll update this story when more information is available.