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Okaloosa County fatal shooting investigation

Okaloosa County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a deadly shooting that took place Wednesday morning.
Okaloosa County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating a deadly shooting that took place Wednesday morning.(Okaloosa County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Oct. 14, 2020 at 1:16 PM CDT
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OKALOOSA COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG) - UPDATE 10-14 5:00 p.m. : Okaloosa County Sheriff’s deputies say a man has been charged with tampering evidence after a an early morning fatal shooting after a residential break-in.

Deputies say a man, identified as Blaise Chamberlain, broke into a neighboring townhome an Shirley Drive.

Deputies say Chamberlain was shot and killed by the boyfriend of the woman who lives in the townhome.

The woman told deputies her boyfriend, Antwan Cobb, 41, shot Chamberlain after he forced his way inside and punched Cobb in the face.

After the shooting, deputies say Cobb ran to a family member’s home and asked them to hold the gun.

Deputies say they found the gun in the family members home.

Cobb told deputies the shooting was in self defense.

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Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a shooting that left one man dead.

According to deputies, the incident happened around 5 a.m. Wednesday morning on Shirley Drive. Deputies say they received a call from a woman reporting a man broke into her townhome and had been shot.

Deputies say they found a man dead inside the home.

They say a second person who fled the scene was found nearby and was taken in for questioning.

Investigators say at this time they cannot release more details as the case remains active.

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