JAY — A domestic disturbance call escalated into an officer-involved shooting early Saturday morning that sent the suspect to the hospital, according to a news release from the Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office.
Deputies responded to the call, a residence in the 7700 block of Highway 4, shortly after 6 a.m., according to the release. After arriving at the scene, deputies discovered the suspect inside the house was armed.
"The incident escalated into an officer-involved shooting," the brief news release stated. "The suspect was transported to a local area hospital."
No deputies were injured in the incident, according to the release.
The incident remains under investigation. The Northwest Florida Daily News is following developments in the case, and will update this story as additional information becomes available.