PCPD: One person shot and killed by former roommate

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - According to the Panama City Police Department, police responded to 1320 Buena Vista Boulevard in reference to a man being shot at approximately 12:15 Saturday morning.

Police say, Billy Shafer, 26, a transient of Panama City, shot and killed his former roommate, Matthew Kelley, 48.

Officials said Billy Shafer has been booked into the Bay County Jail for the charges of armed burglary and first-degree murder.

Police said this continues to be an ongoing investigation, and anyone with information is urged to call the Panama City Police Department, 850-872-3100, or they can report their tips anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 850-785-TIPS.