Drive-by shooting kills man who was having family dinner in Daytona Beach, police say

A man was shot and killed Wednesday evening while he was eating dinner with his family, according to the Daytona Beach Police Department.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A man was shot and killed Wednesday evening while he was eating dinner with his family, according to the Daytona Beach Police Department.

Officials said it happened in the 100 block of North Franklin Street around 7:45 p.m.

Police said 36-year-old Fausto Hernandez was fatally shot in a drive-by.

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Investigators said Hernandez was seated at the table, eating dinner, when he heard shots being fired outside the house. They said when he opened the front door, he was struck in the head.

"It's not right," said neighbor David Ellis. "He is hoping to see a Thanksgiving, a Christmas, or another year. It's not right."

Police said three adults and two children were inside the residence during the incident, however they were not injured.

Officials said they believe the home was targeted, but aren't sure who inside was the intended target.

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Investigators said 19 shell casings were found outside the home and the bullets struck the windows and door of the home.

There were no other injuries in the shooting.

Suspect information has yet to be released.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the Daytona Beach Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division at 386-671-5200.

This story will be updated as more information becomes known.