Man wanted in B-CU students' shooting surrenders

Posted at 10:11 AM, Feb 13, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-14 08:35:08-05

UPDATE: A man surrendered to police Saturday afternoon after he shot three Bethune-Cookman University students during a party at a Daytona Beach country club, the Daytona Beach Police Department said.

Lamont Postell Jr., 23, of Miami Gardens, pulled out a gun and shot Don'Kevious Johnson, 23, shortly before 1 a.m. after a fight broke out during a party in the clubhouse at the Indigo Lakes Golf Club off of North Williamson Boulevard, Daytona Beach Police Chief Mike Chitwood told our sister station, WFTV - TV.

Two other B-CU students, including one from Manatee County, were injured.

Original story I Man sought in shooting of 3 college students

Daytona Beach police are searching for a 23-year-old man, who police said shot three Bethune-Cookman University students, including one fatally, at an off-campus party early Saturday.

Lamont Keith Postell Jr. is wanted in the shooting death of Don'Kevious Donmontae Donmar Johnson, 23. Johnson, a B-CU football player, died of his injuries at Halifax Hospital in Daytona Beach. Johnson's hometown has not been released.

Postell also is responsible for shooting bystanders Tre Jamal Williams, 21, of Palmetto, and Justine Cunningham, whose age and address were unavailable. Cunningham was last listed in critical condition with a gunshot wound to the head. Williams was taken to the hospital with a gunshot to the back.

According to Daytona Beach police, the shooting occurred at a clubhouse party at 312 Indigo Drive in Daytona Beach about 1 a.m. Saturday.

A fight broke out in the clubhouse. The incident moved outside. Police said Postell retrieved a gun and began firing, hitting Johnson, Cunningham and Williams.

The university has offered grief counseling to students who seek it.