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Okaloosa County officials searching for suspect in connection with fatal shooting

They say Johnny Ray Kirk, 22, of Santa Rosa Beach, has active warrants for homicide,...
They say Johnny Ray Kirk, 22, of Santa Rosa Beach, has active warrants for homicide, carjacking, grand theft of a motor vehicle, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, and aggravated elderly abuse.(Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office)
Published: Jul. 11, 2021 at 10:17 AM CDT
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OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Okaloosa County Sherriff’s Deputies are searching for a suspect in connection with the shooting of an 80-year-old Crestview man at Shoal River Park on Saturday.

They say Johnny Ray Kirk, 22, of Santa Rosa Beach, has active warrants for homicide, carjacking, grand theft of a motor vehicle, possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, and aggravated elderly abuse.

Officials believe Kirk may be driving the victim’s 2007 red Nissan pickup with the Florida tag PZHL0.

2007 Nissan Red Pickup Truck
2007 Nissan Red Pickup Truck(OCSO)

Officials say Kirk is to be considered extremely dangerous. If spotted do not attempt to make contact, call your local law enforcement agency.

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