1 killed, 1 critically wounded in suspected home invasion in Daytona Beach

Police investigate double shooting on Westmoreland Road


DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – One person was killed and another was critically injured early Tuesday in a shooting during a possible home invasion in Daytona Beach, police said.

The double shooting was reported in the 600 block of Westmoreland Road. Officers believe gunfire went off around 4 a.m.

Daytona Beach police said a man and woman were shot at their home. They were taken to Halifax Health Medical Center, where one of them died, police said.

Daytona Beach Police Chief Craig Capri said as of Tuesday afternoon, the second victim was in critical condition but expected to fully recover.

Craig elaborated on the investigation, saying officers believe it is connected with drug activity. He says he’s confident officers will make an arrest.

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