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March 4, 2019

WALTON COUNTY, Fla— Two juveniles have been arrested and two additional suspects are being sought by Walton County Sheriff’s Office after it’s discovered a gun fired during an accidental shooting was stolen.

On February 11th, deputies were called to Josephene Street in DeFuniak Springs in response to a juvenile who had been shot in the legs. After interviewing witnesses, it was determined the victim was shot in the thigh area of both legs while standing near a vehicle. The victim was transported to a local hospital and recovered from his wounds.

During a follow-up investigation, it was discovered the gun used in the accidental shooting matched the description of a firearm stolen from a home off Roberts Drive the day prior. In addition to numerous firearms, ammunition, a credit card and liquor were also stolen during the burglary. Five firearms have been recovered.

Darius Tyrell Wingate, 14, is charged with armed burglary and grand theft of a firearm. Muhammed Amin Robinson, 16, is charged with armed burglary and grand theft of a firearm. Jade Ruth Marie Horner, 18, and Haylee Hartzog, 15, are currently being sought for the principal to armed burglary and grand theft of a firearm.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Horner and Hartzog is asked to contact the Walton County Sheriff’s Office at (850)-892-8111 or you can remain anonymous by calling Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at (850) 863-TIPS. Submit a web tip at or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile Application.