Person of interest arrested in connection with deadly Daytona Beach drive-by shooting

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Update: A person of interest has been arrested in connection with a deadly drive-by shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon in Daytona Beach, according to police.

The person was arrested for unrelated charges, police said.

Check back later for more details.

Read our earlier version below:

Daytona Beach police said one person died Wednesday afternoon in a drive-by shooting.

Police said the shooting happened just after 2 p.m. near Bellevue Avenue and Nova Road.


Police said the driver of a blue sedan was shot multiple times and died. A passenger in the car was not injured.

Investigators said cameras in the area were able to help them identify the suspect’s vehicle as a black Kia.

They said the suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

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Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.