Shooting in Marianna Leaves One Person DeadMatt Boster
Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Jan 24 2018 12:00 PM
On January 23, 2018 at approximately 7:30 PM Officers of the Marianna Police Department responded to 2900 block of Sunset Drive in reference to someone hearing a gunshot. Upon arrival, Officers located a deceased black male laying on the porch of 2980 Sunset Drive. The deceased is identified as Windell Peterson.
The scene was secured and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Crime Lab was contacted to process the scene. After the crime scene was processed the 14th Judicial Circuit Medical Examiner’s Office took jurisdiction of the deceased and his body was transported to their office in Panama City, FL where an autopsy will be conducted.
This is an ongoing investigation. No other information is being released at this time. There will more information released at the appropriate time as it becomes available and it is determined that it will not hinder this investigation.
The Marianna Police Department would like to thank the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, 14 Judicial Medical Examiner’s Office, Marianna Fire Rescue, the 14th Judicial Circuit State Attorney’s Office and the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance in this investigation. If you or anyone you know has information regarding this crime please contact the Marianna Police Department at 850-526-3125.
The deceased is identified: Windell Peterson B/M 35 YOA