One killed in Chipley officer involved shooting

The suspect in an officer involved shooting has died from his injuries, according to several sources.
Published: Jan. 18, 2023 at 6:03 PM CST
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CHIPLEY, Fl. (WTVY) - UPDATE: The suspect in an officer involved shooting has died from his injuries, according to several sources.

Shawn Joseph Pearce, 44, of Geneva reportedly was in an altercation with police before he was shot and transported to a Dothan hospital.

ORIGINAL: A person wounded in a Chipley, Florida officer involved shooting has been flown to a Dothan hospital.

The person wounded is not believed to be an officer.

That shooting occurred late Wednesday at the Chipley Walmart, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators from Washington County, where Chipley is located, are enroute to the Dothan hospital.

Additional information is pending.

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