The incident resulted in the death of Clifton Austin Salter, 59, of Cantonment, Fla. Salter died at the scene. FDLE was asked by the FHP to conduct an independent investigation of the shooting. The investigation is being conducted by FDLE's Pensacola Regional Operations Center.
The District 1 Medical Examiner's Office conducted an autopsy. Preliminary autopsy findings indicate that Salter received multiple gunshot wounds, one of which appears to be self-inflicted.
FDLE will continue to investigate the incident to determine the sequence of events. The investigative findings will be provided to the Office of State Attorney, First Judicial Circuit.