Monday, September 09, 2019
Crestview, FL – The Crestview Police Department recently responded to two separate shooting over the weekend whereas two residences were struck.
On Saturday, September 07, 2019, at 5:00 p.m., the Crestview Police Department responded to an incident regarding an unknown person shooting a firearm in the area of W Edney Avenue and Lincoln Street. When officers arrived on scene, there were several casings found in the roadway. A resident in the area advised that their window had been struck by a round.
A second incident occurred just after 2:00 a.m. on the following morning, Sunday, September 08, 2019, near the intersection of N Spring Street and W Beech Avenue. A resident near that intersection advised that their home had been struck by a single round.
The Crestview Police Department has increased the patrol presence in the area. Major Andrew Schneider also advised in a press release they are following up on leads and Investigators will continue to work with other Law Enforcement agencies to bringing those responsible to justice.
We encourage anyone who has information about these incidents to contact the Crestview Police Department at: (850) 682-2055 or they can provide an anonymous tip by contacting Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at: 850-863-TIPS (8477)