Suspect sought in fatal shooting of DeLand man, police say

40-year-old man shot multiple times

Police lights. (KPRC/File)

DELAND, Fla. – DeLand police are searching for a suspect in a fatal shooting of a DeLand man that happened Wednesday night.

The DeLand Police Department said officers responded to the 700 block of East Walts Avenue around 11:08 p.m. and found a 40-year-old man “shot multiple times.”

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The man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, according to the department. His name has not yet been released.

Police believe the shooting was an isolated incident and the investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story and will be updated with more information as we receive it.

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Brenda Argueta is a digital journalist who joined in March 2021. She graduated from UCF and returned to Central Florida after working in Colorado.