Violence takes life of 23-year-old in Daytona
By ANDREAS BUTLER
A Black man was shot and killed in Daytona Beach Saturday night.
Police confirmed that they responded to the Dec. 1, 9-1-1 call around 6:49 p.m. and upon arrival to the scene, found a 23-year-old Black male who had succumb to a gunshot wound. The victim, Rayshard Mitchell had been shot in the stomach.
The incident occurred on Verdell Street near Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard. Crowds of family members and bystanders were also on the scene where streets were blocked off.
Police are gathering evidence and are looking for witnesses.
Anyone with information is asked to call Daytona Beach Detective Bridget Hayden, 386-671-5263.