Seven Days 10.07
Tuesday, Sept. 28
The technology firm Avalex announces it will move its operations from downtown Pensacola to Gulf Breeze.
Wednesday, Sept. 29
An Escambia County deputy is wounded in a shootout at a Motel 6 on Pensacola Boulevard. Deputy Jason Ates was shot in the back of the leg while exchanging fire with Michael Scott Lee, 21, who was killed.
Thursday, Sept. 30
U.S. Senate Republican candidate Marco Rubio makes a campaign stop at Dog House Deli. More than 50 supporters attend the event.
Friday, Oct. 1
A man is arrested in connection with an Aug. 25 fatal shooting. Larry Cox, Jr., 22, is charged with an open count of murder of Matthew Suarez, 23.
Saturday, Oct. 2
Seville Square hosts the ninth annual Barktoberfest. The Humane Society of Pensacola fundraiser features 75 vendors, information booths and a kids’ activity area.
Sunday, Oct. 3
The 21st annual Jay Peanut Festival concludes with thousands attending and more than 200 selling booths.
News of the Week
A Milton man shoots his daughter’s boyfriend and then himself. Federico Acain, 68, and Malcolm Skipper, 31, are both recovering from gunshot injuries.