Laura Williams, Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations
Original news release appears below updates.
**UPDATE #2: SUSPECT IN DELAND SHOOTING TURNS HIMSELF IN
24-Yr-Old Sought After Victim Shot in Sept. 21 Incident
A 24-year-old DeLand man who was wanted in a Sept. 21 bar shooting that injured one person, turned himself in to authorities at the Volusia County Branch Jail on Sunday night.
Wilbert Brown, 24 (DOB 7/31/1995) is charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, aggravated child abuse, three counts of aggravated battery and shooting into an occupied vehicle. The incident occurred at the Label Bar & Lounge in DeLand early Sept. 21.
Brown remains in custody with no bail allowed at the jail.
Sept. 22, 2019
Contact: Laura Williams, Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations
**UPDATE #1: SUSPECT SOUGHT IN SATURDAY SHOOTING AT DELAND-AREA BAR
Judge Signs Felony Warrant for 24-Yr.-Old DeLand Man
Sheriff’s deputies are actively seeking a 24-year-old suspect in a shooting early Saturday that injured one person at Label Bar & Lounge in DeLand.
Wilbert Brown (DOB 7/31/1995) of 125 S. Salisbury Ave., DeLand, is wanted on aggravated battery with a firearm, two counts of aggravated battery, three counts of aggravated assault, aggravated child abuse, shooting into an occupied vehicle and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Brown is considered armed and dangerous.
Sept. 21, 2019
Andrew Gant, Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations
ONE SHOT IN LEG DURING ALTERCATION OVERNIGHT AT DELAND-AREA BAR
A crowd involved in a large fight reported at Label Bar & Lounge, 901 S. Adele Ave., had dispersed by the time deputies and DeLand police arrived shortly before 2 a.m. Saturday.
Upon checking area hospitals, four young women between the ages of 17 and 19 were found to have sustained injuries in the altercation. None of their injuries were life-threatening. The victim who had a gunshot wound to her calf was up and able to walk around.
The Sheriff's Office investigation is active and continuing and no additional information or records are available at this time.