Deputies identify man found dead with gunshot wound in Deltona

Deputies identify man found dead with gunshot wound in Deltona

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

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.

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

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