Suspect arrested after shooting in Washington County
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Just after midnight Tuesday, deputies arrested 39-year-old Brian Patrick Rich.
Officials transported him to Washington County Jail where he has a $200,000 bond for the charges of attempted murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 39-year-old, Brian Patrick Rich, of Fountain.
WCSO currently holds active warrants on Brian Rich for attempted murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Bay County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting off of north Silver Lake Road Sunday morning.
Officials report that at 10:55 a.m. a 911 call was made in reference to a shooting.
Law enforcement said that a verbal altercation between family members left one person with a gunshot wound to the neck, and the alleged shooter left the scene.
The victim is reported to be in stable condition with a non-life-threatening injury.
WCSO investigators say they are continuing to interview witnesses and are trying to establish the whereabouts of the shooter.
The sheriff’s office believes the shooter fled Washington County.
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