One Shot On Old Chemstrand Road

September 20, 2023

One person is recovering after a shooting Tuesday evening on Old Chemstrand Road.

A male suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh, according to Sgt. Melony Peterson with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. The incident occurred in the 2200 block of Old Chemstrand Road, near Longbranch Drive.

Peterson said  one person was detained by deputies and was released after questioning. No other suspects were named Tuesday night.

She said details about what led to the shooting were not immediately known. The victim was transported to an area hospital for treatment following the incident at about 6:20 p.m. file photo.


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