May 20, 2019
SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla— A suspect is being sought by Walton County Sheriff’s Office in connection to a stabbing on Sunday night.
Deputies responded to 1st Street just after 10 pm May 19th in reference to an incident between family members.
The suspect, William Ramos, and the victim engaged in a verbal altercation after drinking on the beach earlier in the day.
The argument quickly escalated and Ramos used a kitchen knife approximately 6-8 inches long to stab the victim one time in the side before fleeing the area on foot.
The victim suffered a punctured a lung, but the injury is not life-threatening.
Walton and Holmes Correctional K9 Teams responded but were unable to locate Ramos.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Walton County Sheriff’s Office at (850)-892-8111 or you can remain anonymous by calling Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at (850) 863-TIPS. Submit a web tip at http://www.emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com/ or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile Application.