Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office

Sheriff Larry R. Ashley

OCSO Investigating Shooting Death of Uber Driver

PERSON OF INTEREST

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office looking for a person of interest in connection with an early morning shooting death of an Uber driver on Okaloosa Island.

29-year old Filip L. Kirilov, believed to be a Destin resident, suffered a gunshot wound and was found dead inside his blue van at 656 Santa Rosa Boulevard around 6:30 a.m. Sunday.

OCSO Investigators say the motive for the shooting is unclear at this point. They believe he was shot sometime between 4 a.m. and 6 a.m.

Anyone with information on the shooting or who spotted anything suspicious in the area of Santa Rosa Boulevard and Nautilus Court around that timeframe is asked to please contact the OCSO at 850-651-7400 or Emerald Coast Crime Stoppers at 850-863-TIPS, emeraldcoastcrimestoppers.com, or by using the P3 Tips Mobile application.

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