Police searching for DeLand shooting suspect

Kevin Hixon, 23, wanted in connection with June 19 shooting

Kevin Hixon
Kevin Hixon (WKMG 2021)

DeLAND, Fla. – DeLand police are seeking help locating a 23-year-old man wanted in connection with a June 19 shooting.

Authorities responded to the 300 block of West New Hampshire Avenue at 9:41 p.m. and located the victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

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Police have since obtained a warrant for the arrest of Kevin Hixon, 23, of DeLand, for aggravated battery and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

Hixon should be considered armed and dangerous, according to police.

Anyone with information on Hixon’s whereabouts is asked to call Detective Anthony Bota at 386-626-7400 or leave an anonymous tip here.