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2 people shot in drive-by shooting in DeLand, deputies say

Victims are expected to survive

Two people were shot in a drive-by shooting in DeLand on Tuesday, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.
Two people were shot in a drive-by shooting in DeLand on Tuesday, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. (WKMG)

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – Two people were shot in a drive-by shooting in DeLand on Tuesday, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators said the shooting happened at 4:40 p.m. on the 1000 block of South Clara Avenue, just west of Woodland Boulevard and one mile south of New York Avenue.

The victims, a 33-year-old man, and a 62-year-old woman are expected to survive, according to investigators.

Two houses and a car were hit by the gunfire, according to deputies.

Investigators are working to determine if the drive-by shooting is connected to the shooting death of an 18-year-old killed Monday near Spring Hill Park.

Residents may notice an increase in deputies in the area.

This is a developing story. We will update this story as more information becomes available.


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