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Reward increased to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest in B-CU shooting

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Bethune-Cookman University, the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) and the family of James Huger have put their resources together to offer a $10,000 reward for information in connection to Monday night’s shooting on the B-CU campus.  President Jackson and the DBPD are overly committed to apprehending the suspects.  Anyone with information should call DBPD at (386) 323-3569.  Tips can also be left anonymously:

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text – send “DBTIPS” with tip information to “CRIMES” (274637)

Incident Recap:

Daytona Beach police responded to a shooting on the B-CU campus at 6:40 p.m., Monday February 23rd.  The incident happened in a parking lot that separates the music building from the football team's practice field.  Three victims were grazed by bullets, but not seriously wounded.  Two men were detained by police and later released. 


Bethune-Cookman University was founded in 1904 and serves the community via three campuses in Daytona Beach, Deltona and Hastings. For more information, visit

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About Bethune Cookman University:

Founded in 1904 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) today sustains her legacy of faith, scholarship, and service through its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its commitment to academic excellence and civic engagement.  B-CU offers 38 degrees on its main campus and online college. Located in Daytona Beach, B-CU is one of three private, historically black colleges in the state of Florida. The institution boasts a diverse and international faculty and student body of nearly 4,000.  For more information, visit

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