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Posted on: August 25, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Juvenile Shot & Transported To Hospital

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Update #3 (August 27, 2019):

The identity of the 10-year-old who died in this incident is Jentyvion R. Jackson (date of birth 09-12-2008).

Update #2 (August 27, 2019):

The victim in this incident passed away this afternoon. His identity is not being released at this time since the investigation is active and ongoing.

If you didn’t attend Monday’s press conference, you can watch it here.

Update #1 (August 26, 2019): 

Chief Capri will be available for media at 2 o’clock this afternoon outside the front lobby at 129 Valor Boulevard.

The incident report is now available.

For 911 audio requests, please contact the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.

Original Release (August 25, 2019):

Officers responded to the residence at 212 South Keech Street around 8:25 p.m. Saturday night (August 24th) after emergency dispatchers received a 911 call.

The first officers who arrived at the scene were directed by bystanders to a bedroom inside the home where they discovered the victim – a 10-year-old boy – shot and lying on the floor near a bed.

Paramedics took the boy to Halifax Health Medical Center for initial treatment. He’s since been transferred to Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital in Orlando.

As of this afternoon (August 25), the victim remains in critical and unstable condition.

Investigators arrived at the home soon after the initial 911 call to process for evidence. The weapon believed to be involved in the shooting was recovered in the home.

No other details are available at this point since the investigation is active and ongoing.

The incident report is not available at this time.

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