Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Larry R. Ashley

Man Commits Suicide in Okaloosa Island Parking Lot

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A man used a firearm to commit suicide this morning in a parking lot outside the Angler’s restaurant.

Okaloosa Island and Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office personnel are on the scene.

Deputies responded to a call of an armed person at 1030 Miracle Strip Parkway around 8:40 a.m.

The individual is believed to be from out-of-state.

The parking area in that vicinity is closed while the investigation is underway.

The suicide has no connection to a shooting death that is also under investigation near 656 Santa Rosa Boulevard on Okaloosa Island.

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