Destin Man Injured in Shooting

In Brief:

  • The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left a 60-year-old man seriously injured at Sea Glass Apartments in Destin.
  • The victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds in a white truck and is undergoing treatment at a local hospital.
  • Authorities are seeking public assistance for information on the incident and the motive remains unknown.

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the motive behind a shooting last night that left a Destin man with multiple gunshot wounds.

Deputies were called to Sea Glass Apartments on Commons Drive around 7:30 Friday night.

They found a 60-year old man, who had been driving a white truck, with serious injuries.

The suspected assailant called to report to deputies that he was inside an apartment at the complex.

At last word the victim was still alive and undergoing treatment at a local hospital. The motive for the shooting is not known and remains under investigation. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the OCSO at 850.651.7400 or Emerald Coast Crimestoppers at 850.863.TIPS, emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com, or the P3 Tips Mobile application.

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