Update: Shooting Rampage in South Walton

By: Alex Denis Email
By: Alex Denis Email
A reporter out of Chile contacted News Channel Seven’s Alex Denis to confirm the identities of the people who were shot and those who were killed in a shooting rampage that happened early Thursday morning in South Walton County.

Nicolas Corp (23) and Racine Balbontin (22)

News Channel Seven’s Alex Denis spoke to a reporter in Chile Friday morning.

A reporter out of Chile contacted News Channel Seven’s Alex Denis to confirm the identities of the people who were shot and those who were killed in a shooting rampage that happened early Thursday morning in South Walton County.

The reporter confirmed that Francisco Cofre is in serious condition; Sebastian Arizaga is in stable condition and David Bilbao is in good condition at Sacred Heart Hospital. The two killed, were 23-year-old Nicolas Corp and 22-year-old Racine Balbontin. Photos are courtesy of La Tercera.

The reporter confirmed the students were on a work-study program out of Chile.

According to Chile Newspapers, Consul Jorge Valdez out of Miami flew to the panhandle to check on the status of the students and is currently working to bring family members to the U.S. to bring their bodies back home.

Baker had his first appearance this morning and is being held in the Walton County Jail with two open counts of murder and three attempted murder charges pending.


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