Man shot while officers try to serve a warrant in Fort Walton Beach

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FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (WKRG) — An investigation is underway following an officer-involved shooting in Fort Walton Beach. Officials say the shooting happened this morning just before 5 a.m. near Robinwood Drive SW and Hollywood Drive NW. Two Fort Walton Beach police officers were trying to serve a fugitive warrant from the Tallahassee Police Department. The suspect was wanted on charges of child molestation and failing to register as a sex offender. The suspect was taken to Fort Walton Beach Medical Center to be checked out. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is handling the investigation.


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