According to Chief Deputy David Anderson the following information about the incident in Pigeon Creek this Morning. At around 1:30 AM this date Deputies responded to a location in Pigeon Creek in NW Covington County. The IRT team was called in as the suspect was inside a residence. The suspect is under investigation for shooting into an occupied vehicle and wounding a white female who was life flight to Pensacola hospital. The Suspect has since been placed into custody and the Condition of the victim is unknown at this time. There was a male passenger in the vehicle as well and was not injured. The Suspect is currently being held for 2 counts of attempted murder and multiple other charges. We will update once we have the "OFFICIAL" Press release.
This News agency, WKNI TV 25 has NOT and will not release any names in the above mentioned report as the Chief Investigator at the scene has requested that the names NOT be released until they prepare a Written Press release later today. We here at WKNI TV 25 respect our Law Enforcement and honor their request. WKNI TV 25 will never release information until it has been OFFICIALLY released. We may not have the "NEWS" out online or on the air as quick as some, But when we do report it, It is the Factual information without any concern on our part of being 1st to report it. Accuracy and honoring the request of agencies at times does tend to give us the itchy finger to BREAK the News, But we are Experienced enough to have the Professional wisdom to restrain ourselves. We will never jeopardize the PUBLIC'S safety or our Law Enforcement agencies by BREAKING NEWS just to say we are 1st. Happy Fourth of July and God Bless.