Suspect dead in officer-involved shooting in PCB

Panama City Beach

The headline and information in this article has been updated to reflect the newest information we’ve received from officials regarding this developing story.

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (WMBB) – According to Panama City Beach Police Chief Drew Whitman, police responded to a domestic dispute at Laketown Wharf shortly before 1:30 a.m. Friday.

Whitman said a man then shot his girlfriend in the face and gunfire was then exchanged between the suspect and officers. He was killed in the shooting.

Whitman said the woman who was shot in the face is at an area hospital.

No officers were injured in the shooting.

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement is there and will investigate which is standard practice when officers fire their weapons.

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