Tavares Police Release Name of Man Shot and Killed Saturday Night

TAVARES, Fla.—Tavares Police Department has released the name of the man shot multiple times and killed Saturday night.

Daniel Overbaugh, 57, was found lying in a yard near County Drive and Highland Avenue with multiple gunshot wounds, shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday after a 9-1-1 caller reported he had been shot, TPD Public Information Officer Courtney Sullivan said.

Multiple agencies responded to the scene and TPD detectives are working closely with TPD’s CSI and the Lake County Sheriff’s Office CSI.

Overbaugh was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Preliminary information indicates the killing was an isolated incident and police are investigating and developing leads, Sullivan said.

“There is no threat to the community,” TPD Chief Sarah Coursey told Inside Lake Saturday night. A motive in the killing has not been released.

If you have information about the incident, call Crimeline at 1-800-423-TIPS.


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