UPDATE: Two people arrested after deadly shooting in Defuniak Springs

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UPDATE (6/18/2021 7:23 a.m. CST) — Defuniak Springs Police said two men were arrested in connection to the shooting death of a Defuniak Springs woman.

Officers said Brian Laird, 41, was arrested in Geneva County, Alabama. He was charged with an open count of murder, aggravated battery, possession of a firearm by convicted felon and possession of a firearm while in the commission of a felony. 

Defuniak Springs police said Trevon Randolph, 20, is facing charges for principal to murder.

The incident is still under investigation. Police have not yet released the name of the woman.


DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Fla. (WMBB) — DeFuniak Springs Police are trying to arrest the person responsible for a fatal shooting, the agency said Thursday.

Investigators said officers found a woman shot and killed at about 9:20 p.m. Wednesday at a home on North 6th Street.

“Witnesses observed a black male running on foot after hearing shots fired,” the agency added.

Anyone with information regarding this incident are asked to call Detective Jonathan Rockett at 850-892-8513. Callers may also remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward by contacting Crimestoppers at 850-863-8477(TIPS).

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