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Patton Drive death investigation
ESCAMBIA COUNTY -- Escambia County deputies are investigating after a man was found shot to death in someone's yard.
It happened on Patton Drive across the street from the Forest Creek Apartments shortly after 10:30 last night.
Someone from the Forest Creek Apartments called 911 around 10:45 Tuesday night to say they heard shots fired. When deputies arrived they found a man lying in the street.
Deputies say the victim is about 20 to 25 years old. His name has not yet been released. The man was shot several times in the chest and was dead before deputies arrived. His body was found near a home on Patton Drive. Investigators say that's probably 'not' where the shooting actually took place.
Matilda Elande- Neighbor
"I hear 3 bam bam bam. I say oh no what happened? I come outside and see all the police and all the bunch of baloney."
Carlos Butler- Neighbor
"It's kinda sad but from what I understand this used to be a bad neighborhood."
"I'm pretty sure someone saw something it was only like 10 at night."
Investigators do not have any information on possible suspects at this time. If you know anything about the incident you should contact Crime Stoppers at 433-STOP.