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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Man Found Shot Dead Inside Vehicle

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The Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) is conducting a murder investigation after a man was found dead in the parking lot of an apartment complex this morning (September 16, 2020).

A 911 call placed at 8:30 a.m. sent officers to the Wedgewood Apartments at 1717 Mason Avenue.

Upon arrival, first responders found the victim – a black male in his mid-20’s – shot once in the head inside the driver’s seat of a black Kia. He had passed away by the time DBPD arrived at the scene.

Also discovered in the vehicle was a scale and a firearm. The vehicle was also found with the driving gear engaged.

There is no suspect information for release right now. Once we can, we will share it on our social media platforms and website.

We’re asking anyone with information to call Detective Sergeant Grant Karcher at (386) 671-5310 or KarcherGrant@dbpd.us regarding Case 200015814.

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