Timothy Price-Williams is a man from Florida who has been charged with the murder of a Sheriff Deputy in Florida. According to police reports Corporal Ray Hamilton and another officer were responding to a domestic violence call on Christmas Eve when Timothy Price-Hamilton would open fire killing the Sheriff Deputy. Timothy Price-Williams would be injured from another officer shooting him in the arm. Now Timothy Price-Williams has been charged with a string of charges.
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The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the deputy shot and killed during a call in Fort Walton Beach Saturday.
Corporal Ray Hamilton, a five year veteran with the Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office and Special Response Team, passed away shortly after 3 p.m. this afternoon, according to the sheriff’s office.
Hamilton was responding to a domestic violence incident at a home in Fort Walton Beach when the suspect refused to leave the home and began firing shots out of a window, deputies say.
According to the sheriff’s office, Hamilton was struck by one of the bullets and was immediately taken to the hospital where he later died.
The sheriff’s office has identified the suspect as 43-year-old Timothy Price-Williams, who deputies hit with return fire.
Deputies say Price-Williams is suffering from non-life threatening injuries.
The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of Hamilton at this time.
“We are devastated by the grief of losing Corporal Hamilton, a deputy who was a ray of sunshine in the OCSO, dedicated to protecting others,” Sheriff Eric Aden said. “We appreciate the endless stream of words of support that have come in for his family and his co-workers as we face this heartbreaking loss of a profoundly loved and respected friend, public servant, and hero .”
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The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Saturday night who fatally shot one of their own deputies.
Timothy Paul Price-Williams, of Fort Walton Beach, is charged with homicide – first degree premeditated murder.
According to an arrest report, a female victim called in Saturday morning to file a restraining order against Price-Williams for an altercation that took place between the two Friday night.
The report says the victim stated Price-Williams pushed her and broke her belongings. The victim claims that Price-Williams also took her phone so that she couldn’t call 911.
According to the sheriff’s office, deputies obtained a warrant for Price-Williams on a domestic violence battery charge.
The sheriff’s office says their Special Response Team was called to negotiate with Price-Williams after he refused to exit his residence at 710 N Park Blvd.
According to the arrest report, while Special Response Team deputies issued commands for Price-Williams to make a peaceful exit from the home, Price-Williams fired shots out of a window towards deputies.
The report says, Deputy Ray Hamilton was struck by one of the bullets in the forehead area and was immediately rushed to an area hospital.
According to deputies, Hamilton died at the HCA Fort Walton Beach – Destin Hospital from his injury shortly after 3 p.m.
According to the report, Price-Williams was eventually shot in the arm by a deputy after exiting his residence in an aggressive manner.
Timothy Price-Williams was then taken to the hospital to treat his injury and was arrested after being discharged.
Price-Williams is currently in the Okaloosa County Jail without bond.