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UPDATE: Shooting suspect in custody
Brian Patrick Rich, 39, is in custody at Washington County Jail.
Rich was apprehended early Tuesday morning. Authorities had been looking for Rich since he fled a shooting incident Sunday morning.
Rich is charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. His bond is set at $200,000.
Authorities are looking for shooting suspect Brian Patrick Rich, 39, of Chipley.
Rich is wanted in connection to a shooting reported at approximately 10:55 a.m. Sunday off North Silver Lake Road in Washington County close to the Bay County line.
According to WCSO, a verbal altercation erupted between family members that left one with a gunshot wound to the neck. The victim is reported to be in stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.
An investigation of the shooting continues as authorities search for the whereabouts of the shooter. Rich holds active warrants on the charges of attempted murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Rich is urged to contact WCSO at 850-638-6111. You may also report anonymously by calling 850-638-TIPS (8477) or by email at [email protected]