Fleeing homicide suspect crashed into building, shot by police multiple times in Lake County

MOUNT DORA, Fla. — An officer-involved shooting is under investigation in Mount Dora.


The police department said officers shot a suspect, identified as only an 18-year-old, several times at 9th Avenue and Donnelly Street, but the person hasn’t been identified.

Volusia County officials confirmed the subject in the vehicle was involved in an officer-involved shooting in Lake County. Officials in Volusia County said the truck was connected to a search of a house in Deltona.

Officials said the suspect is part of a national BOLO.

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Officers had chased that suspect through the city before a crash happened into a nearby synagogue. The person shot was airlifted to the hospital.

No deputies were hurt but were taken to the hospital as a precaution.

A witness said the suspect drove more than 100 MPH. The suspect was found with two guns in the car.

The suspect is facing a list of charges, including three attempted murder charges.

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Adam Poulisse, WFTV.com

Adam Poulisse joined WFTV in November 2019.