Hunt charged with murder

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A man Panama City police connected to a shooting that killed one person and injured three others in now charged with murder. 

Police announced the charge against Michael Harrison Hunt Friday. 

Investigators were searching for Hunt after he walked away from the Bay County courthouse during an April 1st court session. During the hearing, Hunt learned of a new warrant for his arrest but due to confusion about the warrant he was able to slip away.  

While Hunt was missing the shooting happened. Hunt was declared a person of interest and he was arrested as he returned to Bay County. 

News 13 located him as he was being transported to the Bay County jail and Hunt declared he was innocent.   

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