A Ft. Walton Beach Man is Shot Dead

FT. WALTON BEACH, FLA. - A Ft. Walton Beach man is dead following a shooting earlier this evening. 
 
Authorities say he was shot and killed in his home on Carson Drive. Our sister station, WKRG said police told them that gunshots were reported around 6:30 this evening.
 
When police arrived, they say they found 38-year-old Ottis Wayne Pierson shot once in the chest . He was rushed to Ft. Walton Beach Medical Center, where he died from his injuries.
 
As of right now, one person is being questioned, and The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has been called in to further investigate.
 
Police say they have no reason to believe there is any more danger or threat to that area.
 

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