At approximately 3:42 p.m. this afternoon, a call was received through 911 stating that a driver had been shot at in his vehicle in the area of Hwy 90 and Girl Scout Road in DeFuniak Springs, FL. The victim drove to the closest law enforcement agency, the DeFuniak Springs Police Department and reported the incident to authorities there. Investigators and crime scene technicians with the Walton County Sheriff's Office (WCSO) responded to the police department to process the vehicle and investigate the case. Multiple shots were fired at the victim's car and as of the time of this press release, the vehicle is being processed for evidence.
The victim received injuries from the incident but was not seriously injured. Multiple law enforcement agencies are working together at this time to locate the possible suspect in this incident. This is an open investigation and updates will be available as the investigation progresses.