Community Information Specialist
POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING OF 18-YEAR-OLD MAN
DeLand Police are investigating an incident that led to an 18-year-old male being shot Monday night.
At 9:34 p.m. Monday, a DeLand Police officer initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle on Plymouth Avenue. The car pulled into the parking lot for Florida Hospital and the officer discovered an 18-year-old male with a gunshot wound. The injuries appear to be non-life threatening. He is currently being treated at Florida Hospital DeLand.
Officers believe the 18-year-old was shot in the vicinity of the Wendy’s at 1203 South Woodland Boulevard, but the investigation is ongoing and details are still being put together.
Administrative offices: West Volusia 386-736-5961 Daytona Beach 386-254-4689 New Smyrna Beach 386-423-3352
Non-emergency dispatch numbers: DeLand 386-943-8276 Daytona Beach 386-239-8276 New Smyrna Beach 386-409-8276 Osteen 407-323-0151