Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 15-163 (15-160)

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Information Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • March 27, 2015
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Information Office : piooffice@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Update To Apollo Beach Homicide

    Detectives have issued a warrant for Peter Drossos.
    • Tuesday
    • March 24, 2015
    • Time: 9:04 PM
    • 1007 Apollo Beach Boulevard
    • Apollo Beach

    UPDATE:

    Detectives have issued an Arrest Warrant for Peter Scott Drossos DOB: 10/07/1985 for 2nd Degree Murder with a firearm in connection with the homicide on March 24 at 1007 Apollo Beach Boulevard.

    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).

    Suspect:


    Peter Scott Drossos
    DOB: 10/07/1985
    1007 Apollo Beach Boulevard #201
    Description:  6'4", 225 lbs., Often wears mustache or partial beard.  No visible tattoos.

    Victim:

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

    Previous News Release 15-160:

    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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