WALTON COUNTY – Fla. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has been called in to investigate an officer-involved shooting in Walton County.
The Walton County Sheriff’s Office released this information on facebook shortly before noon Wednesday.
“Deputy involved shooting 4100 block of State Highway 20 East. Suspect is deceased,” officials wrote. “Sheriff Adkinson has called to request FDLE assist with the investigation. More information to follow.”
Although it is not required most agencies request the FDLE to oversee officer-involved shooting investigations.