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DeLand Shooting Death Under Investigation

Date Added: December 03, 2023 6:26 pm

Andrew Gant
Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations


Volusia sheriff’s detectives are investigating the Saturday night shooting death of a DeLand man and are seeking potential witnesses who may have information.

Deputies responded to a 911 call around 10:45 p.m. Saturday reporting the incident. The caller found the adult male victim unconscious in the front yard of 808 S. Massachusetts Ave., DeLand.

It was determined the victim, 50-year-old Hector Hernandez Pasquale, had been shot. He was pronounced deceased on scene.

No suspect is in custody at this time. Detectives are actively investigating and pursuing potential leads.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 386-248-1777, call Crime Stoppers of Northeast Florida at 888-277-TIPS, or submit a tip via the P3 Tips app.

No further information is available for release at this point in the active investigation, but updates will be released as the investigation allows.

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