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Man wanted in connection with shooting in Volusia County, deputies say

Deputies looking for 33-year-old Dillon Larson Parker

Sept. 2, 2006: Douglas W. Pennington, 49, killed himself and his two sons, Logan P. Pennington, 26, and Benjamin M. Pennington, 24, during a visit to the campus of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W. Va.
Sept. 2, 2006: Douglas W. Pennington, 49, killed himself and his two sons, Logan P. Pennington, 26, and Benjamin M. Pennington, 24, during a visit to the campus of Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, W. Va.

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a 33-year-old DeLand man in connection with a shooting that left a male victim critically injured on Saturday.

Dillon Larson Parker fled the scene of a shooting that left 33-year-old Daniel Dekman critically injured, deputies said.

Witnesses at the scene told deputies that Parker and Dekman were in an argument at 5195 West Ave. in DeLeon Springs, deputies said.

Deputies said Parker was seen shooting as Dekman ran toward the home.

Dekman was transported by EVAC ambulance to Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach, where he is in critical condition, deputies said.

Parker faces charges of attempted murder, felony battery and aggravated battery with a firearm. Parker is described as a white male who is 6 feet, 4 inches to 6 feet, 6 inches tall and weighs 270 to 280 pounds.

Anyone who knows his whereabouts is urged to call 911. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida at 1-888-277-8477 (TIPS) and you could be eligible for a cash reward.