Shooting Victim Identified

By: Jennifer Elmore
By: Jennifer Elmore

Panama City police continue to investigate what they call a suspicious shooting at the Valu-Lodge Motel on Highway 98.

Friday afternoon a 23-year-old man was found dead on the floor of one of the rooms with at least one gunshot wound to the head.

Saturday they released his name: David Antone Chick of Jacksonville. A handgun was found in the motel room.

The victim's friends who shared the room with him now face criminal charges. Nineteen-year-old Rachel King and 21-year-old Brandon Walls, both of Jacksonville, are charged with failure to report a death.

Police are still investigating their stories.

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