FDLE investigating deputy-involved shooting in Walton County

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WALTON COUNTY, Fla — The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has been called in to investigate an deputy-involved shooting in Walton County.  ‪

The Walton County Sheriff’s Office released this information on facebook shortly before noon Wednesday. 

“Deputy involved shooting 4100 block of State Highway 20 East. Suspect is deceased,” officials wrote. “‪Sheriff Adkinson has called to request FDLE assist with the investigation.‬ More information to follow.”

Although it is not required most agencies request the FDLE to oversee deputy-involved shooting investigations. 

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