Investigators Seek Man In Connection With Brent Shooting
April 6, 2013
Escambia Sheriff’s investigators are seeking any information leading to the whereabouts of 29-year old Chandler Bass. He is wanted on outstanding warrants and in connection with a Thursday shooting in Brent.
Bass is a black male, approximately 5-foot 3-inches and 175 pounds. He currently has outstanding warrants for failure to appear, violation of probation for resisting an officer without violence, and violation of probation for possession of cocaine.
The Sheriff’s Office said charges are forthcoming against Bass in connection with the shooting which occurred on Thursday near the area of Cary Memorial Drive and Lenox Parkway in Brent. The victim, 23-year old Steve Luron Benjamin, Jr., was shot multiple times and is expected to recover. Investigators believe the shooting stemmed from drug related activity.
Bass is known to frequent the Montclair area and should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should contact the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office at (850) 436-9620 or Gulf Coast Crime Stoppers at (850) 433-7867.