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Police: 18-year-old shot in leg in DeLand

Police investigate shooting on Hubbard Avenue

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DeLAND, Fla. – DeLand police are investigating a shooting that happened on West Hubbard Avenue on Sunday night when a 18-year-old male was shot in the leg. 

The shooting happened at 9:12 p.m. in the 1700 block of West Hubbard Avenue, according to police.

The 18-year-old victim was found in the driveway of a home with a single gunshot wound to the leg. Witnesses told police that the victim, identified Monday afternoon as Delvaughn Robinson, was walking with friends when gunshots were fired from an unknown direction.

Police say Robinson was taken to an area hospital as a trauma alert and is in stable condition.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the shooting and interviewing witnesses. Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the DeLand Police Department at 386-626-7400 or submit an anonymous tip at Delandpd.com.

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the victim's age based on information provided by the DeLand Police Department. The shooting victim is 18 years old, not 17.

 


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