UPDATE (4:07 PM 10/27/20) — The victim of the shooting in Pace on Hwy. 90 was identified as 16-year-old Allison Marie Dejaynes.
Read full press release below:
On 10/22/2020, Deputies responded to a shooting at 3208 Highway 90 in Pace. The general area is known as the Simpson River Boat Fishing Pier. This incident was initially put out as a double shooting incident with one fatality and a person in custody. This is an unfortunate incident and we share our concern for all parties involved.
The deceased in this case was identified as Allison Marie Dejaynes (16 years of age)
Since the early morning hours of this case, Detectives with the Major Crimes Division of the Sheriff’s Office have been actively working this incident as a homicide investigation. Detectives have been collecting and sifting through evidence, conducting interviews, and reviewing a vast amount of data. Since the beginning of this case, we have partnered with the States Attorney’s Office in every step of this investigation.
Although our investigation is not completed, there has not been an arrest made as of this release. The States Attorney’s Office has advised the Sheriff’s Office there are indicators leading them to believe there is a Stand Your Ground component present in this case.
This case is not closed. We are actively working this investigation and will be doing so for some time to come.
We will release additional information as it becomes available.
SANTA ROSA COUNTY, Fla. (WKRG) — UPDATE (5:04 p.m. 10/22/20): Santa Rosa County deputies have arrested Aubrey Jessie Funderburg in the shooting that happened just after midnight on John Hamm Road. Funderburg is charged with aggravated battery, firing a weapon into a dwelling and possession of a weapon by a felon.
Deputies in Santa Rosa County are investigating two separate overnight shootings. The first shooting happened just after midnight along John Hamm Road. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. One person is in custody.
The second shooting happened in Pace just after 1:15 am. Deputies say two people were shot in the 3200 block of Highway 90. Both victims were taken to the hospital, one victim died from the injuries. One suspect is in custody.
Both shootings were not connected. Both remain active investigations.
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