One person killed Thursday evening in Escambia County shooting

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is investing a shooting Thursday afternoon that left one person dead.

Deputies were dispatched shortly after 5 p.m. to a report of a shooting that occurred in the 300 block of Crescent Drive. When they arrived, investigators discovered one deceased man with a gunshot wound, according to ECSO spokeswoman Amber Southard.

As of 5:30 p.m. Thursday, no arrest had been made and authorities had yet to release identifying information about the victim other than that he was a Black male.

Colin Warren-Hicks can be reached at [email protected] or 850-435-8680.

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