Security officer shot in Daytona Beach by gunmen wearing Halloween masks

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Daytona Beach police are piecing together who shot a security officer closing up for the night along Mason Avenue.


According to a report by Daytona Beach officers, they responded to Halifax hospital for a gunshot wound victim.

The victim told police he was closing up Hotspot, 740 Mason Ave., on Saturday night.

Read: Early morning fire shuts down turnpike in Osceola County

After locking the gate and going to his car, two men ran toward him wearing all black and white Halloween masks and started shooting at the vehicle, the victim told officers.

Officers returned to the shooting location near Mason Avenue and Edwards Street and located several 9 mm shell casings in the area.

Read: Deputies searching for suspect after 6 injured in weekend shooting outside Orange County nightclub

Investigators hope surveillance video from neighborhoods or businesses may have captured the suspects near the crime scene.

If you have any information about the shooting, you can submit a web tip or text CRIMES (274637).

Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, click here to download the WFTV Now app for your smart TV and click here to stream Channel 9 Eyewitness News live.