Walton County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Billie Ray Thompson, 41, of 898 Chesser Road, DeFuniak Springs, for armed burglary and shooting into an occupied dwelling early this morning (Sunday). Per victim and witness statement’s, Thompson, forcefully opened a locked door to a camper located at 108 McCewen Street, Bruce, FL. The two victims inside the camper called 911 and told Thompson to leave. Thompson exited the porch of the camper and discharged nine rounds from his .40 caliber Hi-Point pistol, which penetrated the inside and outside of the camper. The victims inside the camper were not injured when the shooting took place.
The .40 caliber Hi-Point pistol along with .40 caliber ammunition was recovered from Thompson’s residence after consent was given. Thompson was booked at the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Jail.