UPDATE: A spokesperson with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office sent this update to News 5.

“The victim is in stable condition at a local hospital. The Fort Walton Beach area resident says he and his fiance were heading west on Santa Rosa Boulevard on Okaloosa Island around 7:30 p.m. Friday when he asked her to move his handgun from the cup holder.

Both the victim and his fiance told deputies she accidentally pulled the trigger, causing a bullet to strike him in the stomach area.

The OCSO investigation remains open at this time.”

OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after one man was shot on Okaloosa Island. 

The man was shot Friday, Aug. 26 at South Santa Rosa Boulevard near Venus Court. Santa Rosa Boulevard will be closed each way until the scene is processed, according to a Facebook post from the OCSO.

Investigators believe there isn’t any danger to the nearby residents. Residents can use Tarpon Drive to get around the scene.

This is a developing story. WKRG News 5 is working to gather more information. We will update this story as more information becomes available.