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Juvenile Arrested for Attempted Murder in Mossy Head Shooting

Walton County – (WDNews) In a recent development, a 15-year-old has been apprehended in connection with a shooting incident in Mossy Head that left a child injured. Following a thorough investigation, the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Bureau executed a search warrant on W. Violet Lane in Mossy Head.

The warrant stemmed from an inquiry into the shooting of an 11-year-old on W. Cypress Avenue in the early hours of May 2nd. Luiz Mario Polanco-Gonzalez, 15, now faces serious charges including attempted murder, aggravated assault, and more.

Authorities conducted extensive interviews and gathered crucial evidence leading up to the warrant. The investigation revealed Gonzalez’s alleged involvement in the shooting, during which over two dozen shots were fired.

Gonzalez was taken into custody and booked into the Walton County Jail before being transferred to the Department of Juvenile Justice in Crestview, where he will await his initial court appearance.

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