Santa Rosa County deputies were dispatched to a reported shooting at around 2:50 a.m. Sunday in the area of Panhandle Trail and Deer Lane.
An adult male on the side of the road told police he was walking along the roadway when an unknown vehicle with an unknown driver shot at him, striking him in the arm. Deputies described what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the left bicep of the victim. The victim was taken to an area hospital.
Detectives from the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes unit responded and took over the investigation.
The case is active.
More information will be released as it becomes available.