Person shot several times outside grocery store, Daytona Beach police say

Victim was inside their vehicle

Daytona Beach police investigate a shooting outside Seven Star Food Store on Mason Avenue (Copyright 2021 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.)

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A person was shot several times outside of a grocery store in Daytona Beach, according to police.

Officers were called to the area in the 700 block of Georgia St., which is a residential neighborhood.

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Police said the victim was in their vehicle when they were shot several times outside a Seven Star Food Store at 632 Mason Ave. The victim managed to drive away and called for help around 4:17 p.m., according to investigators.

Sky 6 flew over the scene of the shooting and police had the parking lot of the store roped off with caution tape.

Police said the shooter ran off on foot and officers are searching for him. No information was provided on what might have led up to the shooting or the condition of the victim.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more details become available.

About the Author:

Thomas Mates is a digital storyteller for News 6 and He also produces the podcast Florida Foodie. Thomas is originally from Northeastern Pennsylvania and worked in Portland, Oregon before moving to Central Florida in August 2018. He graduated from Temple University with a degree in Journalism in 2010.