Homicide Investigation

The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office is investigation a homicide that occurred overnight on Gibsonton Drive.

At approximately 10:09 p.m. on Monday, November 30, 2020, HCSO received multiple 911 calls about a shooting near the Murphy USA gas station, 9023 Gibsonton Drive. Once on scene, deputies located an adult male who had been shot.

The victim was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

“The investigation is in the early stages, but this shooting does not appear to be a random act. At this time, we believe the victim and the shooter knew each other,” said Sheriff Chad Chronister. “Anyone who may have witnessed this shooting is asked to call the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200.”

The investigation remains active and open. Any updates will come from the Public Affairs Office.