Miramar Beach Restaurant Worker Shot and Killed in Surf Hut Parking Lot


MIRAMAR BEACH, FL – Just before midnight on Saturday night,  Walton County deputies responded to 551 Scenic Gulf Drive in Miramar Beach to Surf Hut Restaurant following a 911 call in reference to a shooting. An employee of the establishment was found with a fatal gunshot wound near his vehicle.

Investigators were called to the scene and worked through the night gathering witness statements and canvassing the area. The suspect vehicle is described as a full-size SUV, dark in color, possibly gray or blue. Following the shooting, the vehicle fled westbound on Scene Gulf Drive toward Okaloosa County.

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