Police swarm city street in Florida in apparent shootout
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Multiple law enforcement agencies have surrounded a Panama City, Fla., bank and apartment building and many gunshots were heard in the area.
Walton County Sheriff's officials said on Twitter today the incident is tied to a suspicious death in Santa Rosa Beach. Few details have been released.
The Panama City News Herald initially reported a suspect barricaded himself inside a bank. A bomb squad vehicle was seen in the bank parking lot. A grocery store and nearby schools were evacuated.
Witnesses said they heard more than 50 shots fired.