Man, 33, injured in Daytona Beach road rage shooting, deputies say

Deputies: Victim shot after argument in Motel 6 parking lot

By Brianna Volz - Web producer
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - A 33-year-old man was shot during a road rage incident Sunday morning at a motel, Volusia County deputies said.

Deputies said the shooting took place around 4:30 a.m. at the Motel 6 on West International Speedway Boulevard in Daytona Beach after an argument occurred between the occupants of three vehicles.

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The victim was riding in one vehicle with two other people when they were cut off by a pair of vehicles at the intersection of International Speedway Boulevard and Tomoka Farms Road, deputies said. All three vehicles pulled into the motel parking lot and the occupants argued.

A witness said the shooter was with a group of several men who fled after the shooting, according to the Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the witness described the cars as a newer silver car, possibly a Mazda with Oregon plates, and a blue Infiniti.

The victim was shot in the left side of his stomach, deputies said. He suffered injuries that were not life-threatening and was taken to Halifax Health Medical Center.

Deputies said the shooting is still being investigated.

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