Volusia County detectives locate man accused of shooting roommate with shotgun

Suspected gunman taken into custody

Orion Gass

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Detectives with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office have located a man they say shot his roommate after an argument.

The shooting happened just after 3 a.m. Saturday near the 1600 block of Granada Avenue.

According to deputies, Orion Gass, 21, was wanted for aggravated battery with a firearm after he shot his roommate in the lower back with a shotgun. He was located Monday and taken into custody.

Deputies said Gass fled on foot before authorities arrived on the scene.

When deputies arrived, they found a man inside lying facedown with gunshot wounds to his lower back and buttocks, a news release said.

“He was transported to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach where he underwent surgery. His injuries were described as not life-threatening and he remains in stable condition,” deputies said.