Panama City, FL –
ALFORD, Florida (WMBB– A man from Alford was killed by Jackson County Sheriff’s Deputies in an early morning showdown on Wednesday.
The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has confirmed that it is investigating the incident that occurred around 1 a.m. at a house on Stuckey Road.
John Earle Barnes’ family members identified him as the man who was shot dead by MPs.
They said he called law enforcement for help around midnight and then started arguing with them. He also posted his interaction with them on Facebook. But family members added that he had mental issues and needed help.
During the altercation, family members said he came out of his trailer with a pellet gun and pointed it at MPs.
Which then led them to shoot and kill him, family members said.
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