DBPD Investigating Death Of Man Found Shot In Head


Daytona Beach,  FL - A murder investigation is underway into the death of a man found dead this morning (September 16). Daytona Beach Police officers say he died from a single gunshot to the head.

DBPD responded to a 9-1-1 call from the Wedgewood Apartments on Mason Avenue at about 8:30 a.m. 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.

A scale and a firearm were found in the vehicle.  Police say the car had the driving gear engaged.

DBPD says there is no suspect description available at this time.  Public Information Officer Messod Bendayan said that the description will be shared on social media platforms when it's available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sergeant Grant Karcher at (386) 671-5310 or email at KarcherGrant@dbpd.us

DBPD, Wedgewood Apartments