Man dies in Escambia County shooting

Northwest Florida

UPDATE: Steven Ritchie says it was his 29-year-old nephew Timothy that was shot and killed Sunday night. Ritchey says he found his nephew dead on the street.

“All I want is to find out why they shot my nephew,” Ritchey said. “He was my son. He was my baby. There’s no words to explain.”

ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — A man has died in a shooting in Escambia County.

It happened at 7:30 p.m. at 2nd Street and Winthrop Avenue, in the Warrington Area southwest of Pensacola.

Deputies say the victim is a 29-year-old white man.

A few minutes before the shooting, there was a call of shots fired on Baublits Drive near Syrcle Drive about a mile away. Neighbors heard a vehicle speeding away but could not give a description of the vehicle.

Deputies can’t confirm if the two incidents are connected.

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