Marianna Police Department investigating shooting

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MARIANNA, Fla. (WMBB) — One person is left with serious injuries after reportedly being shot on Saturday night.

According to the Marianna Police Department, an officer was working off-detail duty at a restaurant on Lafayette Street when he was approached by the driver of a white pickup truck.

Officials said the truck turned into the parking lot at a high speed and the driver immediately told the officer there was a passenger in the vehicle who had been shot.

The officer then called for emergency medical assistance and began to help the victim.

Authorities said the events leading up to the shooting are currently being investigated by the Marianna Police Department.

So far, authorities have determined the shot came from outside of the truck and hit the victim while they were riding in the backseat.

At this time, the Marianna Police Department said they’re not releasing the exact location of the reported shooting. They said the incident did not occur at the restaurant where the officer was working off-duty detail.

During the course of the investigation, authorities said they have detained several people and conducted interviews with potential witnesses.

The Marianna Police Department is being assisted by the 14th Judicial Circuit and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

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