FLORIDA’S LAKE COUNTY – According to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office and Mount Dora Police Department, officers who were searching for an 18-year-old guy in Seminole and Volusia Counties found him in Lake County and shot him.
Volusia County deputies announced earlier on Monday that they were searching for the driver of a white truck that may have been involved in a “strange event” in Deltona. The motorist was deemed to be “armed and dangerous,” according to the authorities, who provided no other details about the event.
The truck was found by Lake County deputies at 4:45 on Monday, according to a spokesperson for Mount Dora police, and it then led deputies on a brief chase that concluded in Mount Dora. According to an official, the car struck a synagogue close to Donnelly and 9th before opening fire on responding officers.
CALL 911 IF SEEN: Deputies are looking for this vehicle (white 2021 Ford F-150, FL tag IY0 0TW) in an investigation in Deltona.
The driver fled from law enforcement in Volusia & Seminole.
Subject(s) may be armed. If spotted, please do not approach – call us on 911. Thank you! pic.twitter.com/Pc2beSHUTm
— Volusia Sheriff (@VolusiaSheriff) July 11, 2022
In the shooting, no deputies or police officers were injured. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement will look into the shooting because it involves law enforcement. The Deltona incident’s few information have not yet been made public. An official speculated that it might be connected to a case of domestic abuse but sent any questions to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. The VCSO stated in a tweet that the facts surrounding that case were “still under investigation.”
According to the tweet, “Detectives are actively working this case, and we’ll provide additional information as soon as we can confirm specifics.” The official claimed that after being shot, the man gave himself up. Officers helped the main and took her to the hospital. The official reported that he was still alive. After being shot, the suspect turned himself in to the police, according to an official. They assisted the man and took him to the hospital.