OCSO: Man shot in abdomen on Okaloosa Island, deputies searching for shooter

Northwest Florida

OKALOOSA ISLAND, Fla. (WKRG) — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that injured an Okaloosa Island man at about 8:15 p.m. Tuesday outside his apartment.

The 22-year old man called 911 to say he had been shot in the abdomen. Deputies arrived at his Bonita Avenue residence to find him standing outside talking on his cell phone. He was taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

He described the shooter as a black male with dreadlocks who left the scene in a white sedan. No
further description was currently available.


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