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June 27, 2020 5:04 pm

FATAL ORMOND SHOOTING UNDER INVESTIGATION

Volusia sheriff’s detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early this morning in the Ormond Beach area.

Deputies responded shortly before 3 a.m. Saturday to 1869 Fairland Road, Ormond Beach, where the adult victim had a gunshot wound to the upper body. The victim was transported to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach and later pronounced deceased.

The identifying details of the victim are not being released at this time pending notification of next of kin.

The death investigation is active and ongoing, and the other party involved has been cooperating in interviews with detectives. No further information is available for release at this point while the investigation continues.

Update: The victim is identified as Ashleigh Murphy, 26 (DOB 2/10/1994), who lived at the address of the incident (1869 Fairland Road, Ormond Beach). The reporting party in this case was the shooter. The shooter, whose name is not being released at this time, reported that the shooting was accidental, and has been cooperating with detectives. The Sheriff’s Office investigation is active and ongoing, and future updates will be released as they become available.

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