Tennessee News: Nashville Gang Member, Antonio L. Bender Sentenced To 12 Years In Federal Prison
Defendant Went on Shooting Spree in Public Housing Neighborhoods and Also Fired at Responding Police Officers
Nashville, Tennessee – Antonio L. Bender, 20, of Nashville, Tennessee, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Aleta A. Trauger, to 12 years in prison on federal firearms and obstruction of justice charges, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. There is no parole in the federal system.
Bender was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 10, 2017, on charges of being an unlawful drug user in possession of two firearms; possession of a stolen firearm; and obstruction of justice, by having photographs deleted from his Facebook account which showed him holding a pistol in each hand, in an attempt to impede a federal investigation.