Masked gunman enters DeLand home, shoots man

Volusia deputies search for gunman

Published On: Mar 13 2013 09:41:13 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 14 2013 06:42:13 AM EDT
Deland shooting
DeLAND, Fla. -

Police continue to search for a masked man who entered a home in DeLand and shot another man.

Volusia County sheriff's deputies said the shooting occurred Wednesday evening at a house in the 200 block of West Volusia Avene, just west of U.S. 17-92 near Beresford Avenue in DeLand.

According to deputies, the gunman, who was wearing black clothing, walked into the house, shot the victim in his leg and ran away.

The victim was airlifted to a hospital but is expected to be OK.

An overnight search using K-9s and a helicopter failed to find the gunman.

The motive for the shooting is not known.

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