Update: Male shot in the Candlelight Oaks subdivision

(DeLand, FL) - Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the Candlelight Oaks subdivision.

While it was initially believed to be a drive-by shooting, detectives have learned several suspects, up to four people, arrived on foot in the 800 block of Longview Drive.

Several shots were fired; possibly between the suspects and the victim, who is in his 20s. He was shot twice in the arm and at least once in the buttocks and his injuries were considered non-life-threatening.

The suspects fled the scene on foot. 

More information will be released as it becomes available.


Media contact: Chris Graham, Public Information Officer, 386-872-0821.