Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
Tampa, FL
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    Release Number: 15-160

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 25, 2015
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    Homicide

    Shooting in Apollo Beach leaves one man dead.
    • Tuesday
    • March 24, 2015
    • Time: 9:04 PM
    • 1007 Apollo Beach Boulevard
    • Apollo Beach

    Victim:

    George McCord
    DOB: 12/18/1965
    1007 Apollo Beach Boulevard
    Apollo Beach

    Details:

    On March 24, 2015 shortly after 9:00 pm deputies responded to a shooting at 1007 Apollo Beach Blvd, at the Pelican Apartments where one man had been shot by another man while arguing outside their apartment.

    The victim was transported to an area hospital where he died from his injuries. The suspect fled the scene.

    Preliminary information known at the time of this release and subject to change as the investigation continues is the shooting resulted after a verbal argument between the victim and suspect at the apartment complex. The motive is still not clear, however this is not believed to be a random act.
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