At approximately 12:30 am, on Dec. 26, deputies with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a welfare check at 2305 Dale Hall Road in Milton. While deputies were in route, it was determined the call was in reference to a shooting.
Upon arrival, deputies confirmed that there was a shooting and one adult male was deceased. A person on the scene is considered a person of interest, and is in custody.
At this time, detectives are still on scene. The identity of the victim is being withheld until notifications are made and the person of interest is being questioned at this time.
This is an ongoing investigation and more information will be released as it becomes available.