Volusia County

Police search for suspect after 21-year-old shot, killed outside Daytona Beach Hookah Pub

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Daytona Beach police are investigating a deadly shooting outside of a bar early Sunday morning.

Police responded to a shooting call around 3:57 a.m. near the intersection of Wild Olive Avenue and Seabreeze Boulevard.

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When officers arrived, they found a man lying on the ground with a gunshot wound.

The victim, identified as 21-year-old D’Shawn McLaury, was transported to the hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

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According to a news release, investigators believe there was an argument at the Hookah Pub, located at 502 Seabreeze Boulevard, and the victim was shot after leaving the bar.

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Police have not released any information about the shooter at this time.

An employee next to the pub said detectives are looking at security footage from nearby businesses.

Jahada Rasheed was at the bar when the shooting happened and said it was a chaotic scene, with people screaming and running. She said she also heard the gunshot.

“It was loud,” Rasheed said. “You could hear it over the people.”

Rasheed said she is concerned because the shooter is still at large.

“There’s no reason why we all can’t get along, have a good night and all go home,” she said. “We shouldn’t have to worry about, ‘I’m going to the club tonight, am I going to make it home tonight?’”

Police ask anyone at the pub to come forward with any information that may help.

See a map of the scene below:

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