A gunman killed after he fired at Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies September 21st in Destin has been identified as 45-year old Berlin Gonzales.
Deputies were called to Sailmaker Lane in Destin after getting reports of an armed disturbance at a home under construction.
Gonzalez shot at his ex-wife, who had been working in the home, and then fired at OCSO deputies who arrived, despite their repeated demands to him to drop the weapon. Gonzalez was killed when they returned fire.
Per standard protocol, the two deputies are on administrative leave with pay pending the outcome of the investigation.