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Liberty County deputies investigating deadly shooting on Lake Mystic Road

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Posted at 2:07 PM, Jan 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 14:07:32-05

LIBERTY COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — Liberty County authorities are investigating the death of a man following a shooting at a home on Lake Mystic Road.

On Friday morning around 8:30 a.m., Liberty County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to Lake Mystic Road after receiving a report of shots fired at a home.

When deputies arrived, they found a 33-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

After further investigation, a 21-year-old man was found on the property and taken into custody, investigators said.

LCSO is working with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement to process the scene.

This is an active investigation, and LCSO requests that the community be "mindful of the grieving parties" and allow time for the next of kin to be notified.