UPDATE: ECSO Seeks Suspect In Gas Station Shooting

August 30, 2022

The Escambia County Sheriff’s Office is searching for the suspect in a shooting at a gas station midday Tuesday.

The suspect has now been identified as 21-year old Shannon Wheat, Jr. According to jail records, he has a previous known address in Atmore.

The shooting occurred about 11:45 a.m. at the Beacon store on Mobile Highway near New Warrington Road. The victim was shot several times and transported to an area hospital. An update on his condition was not available.

Investigators released a surveillance image of Wheat and said he may be driving a silver Ford Mustang with front-end damage.

Deputies said the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the ECSO at (850) 436-9620.


One Response to “UPDATE: ECSO Seeks Suspect In Gas Station Shooting”

  1. Beach Boy on August 31st, 2022 4:03 pm

    He may get away with it for awhile….BUT….one day he will face the Real Judge.

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