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BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) – A man is dead after Bay County Sheriff’s deputies say a homeowner shot him following an altercation inside the home.

It happened around 6 a.m. Tuesday at home on North Bay Drive in the College Point area.

Deputies said a resident of the home discovered an intruder downstairs. The woman then told her husband who grabbed a firearm and confronted the intruder.

Deputies said the two got into an altercation and the homeowner fatally shot the man.

The man, his wife, and his child are all safe, deputies said.


BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WMBB) – Deputies with the Bay County Sheriff’s Office confirmed they are currently investigating a shooting on North Bay Drive in the Lynn Haven area.

It happened early Tuesday morning at a home in the 1400 block of North Bay Drive.

Crime scene tape is blocking off the home and there are investigators talking to neighbors.

News 13 is unable to confirm at this time if anyone was injured.