Shooting occurred on Miller Street in Ocean City

FORT WALTON BEACH — A man was hospitalized with a very serious injury after a drive-by shooting on Miller Street this afternoon.

Okaloosa County sheriff’s deputies responding to a 911 call at 4:15 p.m. learned that people reported hearing multiple shots fired in the area of 28 Miller St., Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman Michele Nicholson said.

She said it was not clear if the victim was inside a building or outside when the shooting occurred. The incident remains under investigation and further details were not immediately available.

Miller Street is just southwest of Racetrack Road and Eglin Parkway near the Publix grocery.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at 850-651-7400 or contact Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-Tips, or by using the P3 Tips Mobile application.