Update: 9:30 a.m. MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) — A deputy shot and killed an armed man after being called about a suspicious person with a handgun, Walton County Sheriff’s deputies said in a news release.
The incident happened at about 11:40 p.m. near Poinciana Boulevard. No deputies were injured in the shooting.
“Sheriff Michael Adkinson has requested the Florida Department of Law Enforcement respond and assist in the investigation per agency protocol,” deputies added.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Our previous story is below.
MIRAMAR BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) — The Walton County Sheriff’s Office is currently on scene of a deputy involved shooting in Miramar Beach.
According to the Walton County Sheriff’s Office, deputies initially responded to the area of Poinciana Boulevard around 11:40 p.m. Tuesday following a 911 call regarding a suspicious person armed with a handgun.
Deputies confronted the suspect and shots were fired.
Deputies said the suspect is dead and no deputies were injured.