WCSO IDENTIFIES ARMED SUSPECT IN DEPUTY INVOLVED SHOOTING IN MIRAMAR BEACH
November 23, 2022
WALTON COUNTY, Fla— Walton County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of an armed suspect who was shot by deputies.
On Tuesday, November 15th, deputies responded to the area of Poinciana Boulevard in Miramar Beach just before midnight following a 911 call regarding a suspicious person with a gun in the area.
Minutes later, deputies confronted the suspect, identified as Jesse Mavrick Minton, 39, of Pensacola, and shots were fired.
No deputies were injured. Minton was pronounced dead at the scene.
Sheriff Michael Adkinson immediately requested the Florida Department of Law Enforcement respond and assist in the investigation per agency protocol. That investigation is still being conducted. More information will be released once it’s available.