ECSO investigating drug-related homicide in West Pensacola

Photo: Homicide investigation in Myrtle Grove

Photo source: Channel 3's Max Nadsady

Escambia County Sheriff's deputies are conducting a homicide investigation after the body of an adult man was found with a gunshot wound.

Deputies found the man's body in the 4600 block of West Jackson Street near 51st Street.

"We're working a drug-related homicide," Major Andrew Hobbs with ECSO told Channel 3 News.

The Escambia County Sheriff's Office (ECSO) received the call about a person being on the ground around 4:30 p.m.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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