The victim of an apparent shooting who was discovered on Highway 98 on Okaloosa Island near Princess Beach around 11 p.m. last night is a 26-year old local resident.OCSO investigators are searching for a gray, 2008 Honda Odyssey van with Florida license plate Y365RP.If you spot the vehicle or have any information in reference to the homicide please call the OCSO immediately at 850.651.7400, or contact Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers with an anonymous tip at 850.863.TIPS, emerald coastcrimestoppers.com, or by using the P3 Tips mobile application.
OCSO Investigators and crime scene personnel are on the scene of a homicide on Okaloosa Island. The body of an unidentified young black male was discovered around 11 p.m. on the northside of the eastbound lanes of Highway 98 near Princess Beach (about a mile west of Destin’s Marler Bridge). The victim appears to have been shot multiple times. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the OCSO at 850.651.7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850.863.TIPS, emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com, or through the P3 Tips mobile application. The eastbound lanes in that area are closed while the scene is being processed.