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Okaloosa deputies arrest man after he eluded them by jumping in the gulf
OKALOOSA COUNTY -- Okaloosa County deputies say they've captured a man who tried to run from them, by jumping in the gulf!
Deputies say they tried to arrest Eric Moore Wednesday night, after he attacked a man and woman at an apartment on Okaloosa Island.
But, during the arrest, Moore hit the deputy in the chest, ran and then jumped into the gulf!
He was able to get away and eluded deputies until yesterday.
That's when they arrested him at a home on Anniston Court.
This isn't the first run in Moore has had with deputies.
Back in May, Moore was *shot when he tried to attack a deputy.
He's now facing a slew of new charges including battery and resisting arrest.