Deputies found missing and endangered man from Apollo Beach

Hillsborough County

Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office

UPDATE: Shaffer has been safely found.

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (WFLA) – Hillsborough County deputies are searching for a missing and endangered man from Apollo Beach.

According to deputies, 70-year-old Walter John Shaffer was last seen just before 5 p.m. at his home located at 6302 Flamingo Drive in Apollo Beach.

Deputies say Shaffer has a cognitive impairment due to a brain injury. He also carries a battery connected to his heart that only has an 8-hour life span.

He is 6 feet 3 inches tall, weighs 240 pounds, has white hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a green T-shirt, gray vest and blue shorts.

If you have seen Shaffer or know of any information, please contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office at 813-247-8200.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

get the app

News App

Weather App

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss