• Deputies identify man found dead with gunshot wound in Deltona

    By: James Tutten


    DELTONA, Fla. - Volusia County deputies said a man was found dead after a shooting in Deltona Saturday night.

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    Deputies responded to the intersection of Malaga Ave and Puritan Street after a caller reported a car stuck in a ditch with man lying on the ground behind it just before 8 p.m.

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    Deputies found Carlos Cruz Echevarria, 60, of Deltona, with a gunshot wound near the vehicle. His heart wasn't beating and first responders pronounced him dead at the scene. 

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    Deputies said they believe Echevarria's death to be suspicious.  



    Detectives said they could release no further information at this time. 

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