Brandon Sander

Benton Police Department officers responded just after 1 a.m. Thursday to a report of two gunshot victims being treated at a local hospital. Upon arrival, officers discovered two adult victims had sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

Twenty-seven-year-old Brandon Sander of Benton has been taken into custody and is facing charges of Battery 1st (two counts) and Possession of Firearms by Certain Persons. BNPD Criminal Investigations Division detectives have assumed the investigation, which remains ongoing. Additional charges may be forthcoming.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Benton Police Department at 501-778-1171 or 501-315-TIPS. Anonymous tips may also be sent via text to CRIMES (274637) with the keyword BNPD in the body of the message, via the official Benton Police Department app available on iTunes and Google Play or at