Hillsborough County
David Gee, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 12-145

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • April 24, 2012
    • Contact Person:
    • Debbie Carter : dcarter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8059

    Detectives Are Investigating A Homicide

    Following a struggle, the victim was shot and later died at the hospital.
    • Monday
    • April 23, 2012
    • Time: 10:00 PM
    • 14606 - 42nd Street North, Apt. 328
    • Tampa, Florida

    Victim:

    George Sherry
    DOB: 5-14-74
    14606 - 42nd Street North, Apt. 328
    Tampa, Florida

    Suspects:

    • #1 – Black male, 6’1”, 160 lbs., wearing all black clothing and armed with a handgun.
    • #2 – Black male, 5’10”, 160 lbs., clean shaven, wearing a black shirt with a white undershirt.

    Possible vehicle:

    • Beige or Gold compact to mid size.

    Details:

    Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred April 23, 2012 at approximately 10:00 p.m. at 14606 – 42nd Street North, Apt. 328 in Tampa.

    The victim, George Sherry was in his apartment with approximately 4 other individuals when there was a knock at the door. The victim opened the door and was confronted by two black male subjects. A struggle ensued between the victim and the armed suspect, the suspect pistol whipping the victim and then shots were fired striking the victim. The suspects fled the scene and the victim was transported to Tampa General Hospital where he expired.

    Anyone with any information reference the suspect is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 247-8200 or anyone with any information regarding the identity and whereabouts of this suspect and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report anonymously online at www.crimestopperstb.com or text "CSTB plus your tip" to
    C-R-I-M-E-S (274637).
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