The suspect, Kevin Holroyd, 49, was wanted in connection with a homicide investigation in Walton County, the Sheriff's Office in Bay County said on Facebook. Walton County is west of Bay County, which includes Panama City.
Panama City spokeswoman Caitlin Lawrence confirmed that Holroyd was dead but did not give details.
The homicide victim, 30-year-old Clinton Street, died from multiple gunshot wounds before 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Walton County Sheriff's spokeswoman Corey Dobridnia said in a phone interview.
The shooting death and active shooter incident were related, the Walton County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter.
An emergency worker was grazed by a bullet, Bay County Sheriff's Office said. The injury was minor, Panama City spokeswoman Caitlin Lawrence said in a phone interview.
Panama City is located on Florida's panhandle about 80 miles (129 km) west of Tallahassee.
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