Man shot, wounded in attempted drug deal near DeLand, deputies say

Deputies investigate shooting on Boston Avenue

Volusia County Sheriff's Office
Volusia County Sheriff's Office (WKMG 2021)

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A man was shot and wounded late Thursday in Volusia County during a failed drug deal, deputies said.

The shooting was reported in the 1200 block of Boston Avenue near DeLand.

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The 28-year-old man was airlifted to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to authorities.

According to the sheriff’s office, the man is in stable condition.

No other details, including information about the suspected shooter, have been released.


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