DeLand PD Looking For Suspect In Early Morning Altercation


DeLand, FL - DeLand Police (DPD) say the suspect in an altercation at the Athens Commons housing complex early this morning (February 28) is likely a former football player and student at Stetson University.

DPD responded to a disturbance call at 2:15 a.m. The investigation determined that a large group of Stetson University students had gathered when an argument broke out and later led to a male student being injured.

Witnesses identified the suspect as possibly being a member of the school’s football team. He fled before police arrived. The victim remains in the hospital.

DPD has not released a description of the suspect as the investigation continues.