UPDATE: Victim in shooting identified

(DeLand, FL) - The victim in a fatal Thursday night shooting has been identified. 

Police responded about 6:15 p.m. Thursday to 314 West Euclid Avenue where 59-year-old Terrence Gibson of DeLand had been shot. Witnesses at the scene said a masked gunman, dressed in black, approached Gibson and others who had gathered at a spot locally known as "The Watering Hole."

Witnesses reported multiple shots were fired before the suspect fled on foot. 

Officers who were first to arrive on scene performed chest compressions in an effort to revive Gibson. He later was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The investigation is active and ongoing and more information will be released as it becomes available. 


Media contact: Chris Graham

Community Information Specialist

Office: 386-626-7117

Cell: 386-872-0821