Updates RE: investigations in Spring Hill area, DeLand


Update: The victim in yesterday morning’s homicide near Spring Hill Park (original release below) has been identified as Jamarkis Frazier, 18 (DOB 9/15/2002), of DeLand. Frazier was shot.


As posted on Twitter and Facebook yesterday evening, detectives are also investigating a nearby drive-by shooting that injured two people around 4:40 p.m. on the 1000 block of South Clara Avenue. Both shooting victims, a 62-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man, sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the incident.


Detectives are continuing to investigate both incidents, including the possibility that they may be connected. Deputies have also been providing an enhanced presence in the area. No further information is available at this point, but updates will be provided in the future as they become available.