ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Suspect Wounded In Shooting With Police In Mount Dora After Suspicious Deltona Incident; Detectives Following Leads On F-150 Truck

VOLUSIA COUNTY, FL
Detectives continued to investigate the case and follow leads on the F-150 throughout the day, and just before 5 p.m. it was spotted in Lake County, where it again fled from law enforcement and ultimately crashed into a synagogue in Mount Dora.

VOLUSIA COUNTY, FL – Volusia sheriff’s detectives are continuing to investigate a suspicious incident reported Sunday night in Deltona, with the person of interest now in custody following a Monday shootout with law enforcement in Mount Dora.

According to authorities, the Deltona investigation began just after 11 p.m. Sunday following a phone call from New York where the caller reported her husband was in Deltona with their 18-year-old son, Johnny Santiago, at the couple’s home. She told dispatchers earlier in the day, she’d been on the phone with her husband when she heard him arguing with Johnny, followed by a loud noise. Then the call disconnected, and she never heard from her husband again.

Deputies arrived at the house at 899 E. Lehigh Drive, Deltona, to find no one home and no vehicles present. A white 2021 Ford F-150 the suspect was known to drive was spotted in DeBary, where it fled from deputies. Regional and nationwide BOLOs meaning “Be On the Look Out” were entered on the vehicle, which also fled from police in Sanford after leaving Volusia County.

Detectives continued to investigate the case and follow leads on the F-150 throughout the day, and just before 5 p.m. it was spotted in Lake County, where it again fled from law enforcement and ultimately crashed into a synagogue in Mount Dora. The suspect reportedly fired at police during the incident and was wounded by return fire. No law enforcement officers were injured, and the suspect was taken to the hospital for treatment of multiple gunshot wounds.


FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION: GET ONLY 'FEATURED' STORIES BY EMAIL

Big Tech is using a content filtering system for online censorship. Watch our short video about NewsGuard to learn how they control the narrative for the Lamestream Media and help keep you in the dark. NewsGuard works with Big-Tech to make it harder for you to find certain content they feel is 'missing context' or stories their editors deem "not in your best interest" - regardless of whether they are true and/or factually accurate. They also work with payment processors and ad-networks to cut off revenue streams to publications they rate poorly by their same bias standards. This should be criminal in America. You can bypass this third-world nonsense by signing up for featured stories by email and get the good stuff delivered right to your inbox.
 

As of this time, the suspect’s father, 52-year-old Juan Santiago, has not been located or contacted, and his status is unknown. The investigation is active and ongoing.


Comment via Facebook

Corrections: If you are aware of an inaccuracy or would like to report a correction, we would like to know about it. Please consider sending an email to corrections@publishedreporter.com and cite any sources if available. Thank you. (Policy)