Sunday evening, Crestview Police still had no suspects or a motive for a fatal late-night shooting. The incident occurred around 2:25 a.m. Saturday inside Cash’s Lounge at 1601 South Ferdon Blvd., according to the Crestview Police Department. Police identified the victim as 39-year-old Pernell Thomas. Another man was grazed by a bullet and was treated and released from North Okaloosa Medical Center, according to a press release from the Police Department. An off-duty police officer who had been hired by the lounge for a security detail was patrolling the parking lot when the shooting occurred inside. He chased the suspect on foot as he ran from the building but could not catch him,law enforcement is interviewing eyewitnesses and is still unaware what caused the shooting, something Hughes said was “very unusual” at this point in the investigation.

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