One Shot At Escambia Convenience Store During Child Custody Exchange

January 27, 2020

One person was shot Sunday night at a Pensacola Boulevard convenience store during a child custody exchange.

It happened shortly after 8 p.m. at the Tom Thumb at the corner of Airport Boulevard. The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office said two men met at the store for a child custody exchange, but it escalated into a verbal argument. The ECSO said 27-year old  Kardel Kitibian Snow then pulled out a gun at shot the other. The victim was transported to an area hospital with injuries that were not considered to be life threatening.

Snow was taken into custody at the scene and booked into the Escambia County Jail on a felony aggravated battery charge. He was released on a $15,000 bond.


13 Responses to “One Shot At Escambia Convenience Store During Child Custody Exchange”

  1. ROBERT on January 28th, 2020 8:59 pm

    And now the dad won’t be getting visitation at all for endangering his child. Not real smart move. Another case where the child is used as a weapon to hurt each other. Mom should have done the exchange herself and not sent her boyfriend.

  2. LP on January 27th, 2020 9:51 pm

    Learn to keep yo hands off another mans kids its really THAT dimple. I support Lank and what he did 100%

  3. Cindy M on January 27th, 2020 8:49 pm


  4. Tee bug on January 27th, 2020 8:18 pm

    This is totally ridiculous its just getting worse and worse in these parts

  5. Tina on January 27th, 2020 6:29 pm

    Wow, the kid’s idea???

  6. Cathy M on January 27th, 2020 5:36 pm

    Almost a shooting every day this month in Pensacola. Where is the Mayor, why isn’t he speaking out on this? Community leaders pretend this isn’t happening and instead tout our beautiful beaches and the Foo Foo festival. Guess what, tourists are not showing up when there is a shooting every day here.

  7. Mom99 on January 27th, 2020 3:55 pm

    That poor child. Having to witness that. People need to think about others. How about think about the poor child that was there to go to their other parent. KESUS!

    I was near the McDonalds on Cervantes only an hour before the shooting that started at A and Cervantes started and ending at 9th and Cervantes. A shot hit the building. If they would have started this BS a little sooner I would have been in the middle of it. Makes me sick to think about it. I’m a wife and mother and have people who depend on me, like most others. Innocent bystanders could have been hurt. Sickening!

  8. Mark on January 27th, 2020 2:40 pm

    @Henry, are you kidding or are you as messed up as this story? An “Ethical reason for shooting him that may make some sense”??? Do you even know the meaning of the work “ethical”? The only reason there ever is for shooting someone is if your life is threatened. Not because you got “disrespected”, not because “he slept with my girlfriend”, but because your life is in danger period. Anything else and you are in the wrong.

    If you do not think this child has been traumatized by this, you must have had one crappy childhood yourself. The only way this does NOT effect a child is if that child has been desensitized to violence by being subjected to it on a daily basis. Much like a police officer gets desensitized to violent crime scenes.

  9. wtf on January 27th, 2020 1:58 pm

    i cant imagine how the child is gonna think about adults know to shoot each other wow what is this world coming to we cant even walk down the road anymore without having to worry about speeding cars drive bys and kid nappings and rape shootings you guys should be ashamed of yourselfs

  10. History repeats on January 27th, 2020 1:42 pm

    Didn’t something similar to this happen at the McDonald’s in Cantonment a couple of years ago?

  11. Henry on January 27th, 2020 12:43 pm

    I can’t wait to hear the rest of this story. I’m guessing the guy who did the shooting was legally in the wrong, but, there may be some ethical reasons for shooting him that may makes some sense.
    I think it is jumping to conclusions to assume the kid was traumatized by the shooting? For all I know it may have been the kid’s idea. I don’t know. We will find out.

  12. Tara on January 27th, 2020 9:03 am

    Wow. Keep it classy Pensacola. If you’re so lame that you cant have an exchange without resorting to shoot another human being in front of a child you don’t deserve to have that kid. That is the most selfish thing I can imagine putting a child through.

  13. Wow on January 27th, 2020 1:44 am

    I’m sure that was GREAT for the child to see. Way to set an example guys.

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