The victim of a fatal shooting outside his home on Bennett’s End near Fort Walton Beach today has been identified as 28-year old Stoney Mathis.
Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies found his body in a wooded island directly in front of his address after responding to a call of “shots fired” around 2 p.m. Mathis had been struck multiple times. An autopsy will be scheduled.
OCSO Investigators say they received reports of two cars seen in the vicinity prior to the shooting, a silver/gray Kia Soul with two black males inside, and a dark gray sedan.
Anyone with information on the shooting or the vehicle is asked to call the OCSO at 850.651.7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850.863.TIPS, emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com, or by using the P3 Tips mobile application.