Daytona Beach police searching for suspect who shot man in back

Victim shot while sitting outside

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A man was shot in the back in Daytona Beach Monday morning and police are searching for the person they say is responsible.

A spokesperson for the Daytona Beach Police Department said the shooting happened at 924 Cedar Street around 10:45 a.m.

According to the report, the victim was sitting on a back porch area when a man walked up and fired multiple rounds at him, striking the victim in the back.

The victim was able to run inside and tell his girlfriend what happened, records show.

Police said they believe they know who the shooter is and they are currently searching for him. Authorities said this shooting is connected to one from last week.

No other information was provided. Check back for updates on this developing story.