Bessemer Police charge man with murder in bar shooting

Robert Esmond Davis

BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT)- Police have charged a man in connection to a homicide in Bessemer early Saturday morning.

Robert Esmond Davis, 40, has been charged with murder in the death of 44-year old Carl Allen Huddleston III after the two were involved in an altercation at Danny’s Back Street Lounge around 2 a.m.  Police say at some point in the evening words were exchanged between Davis and Huddleston before the shooting.

Huddleston was transported to UAB West Hospital where he died an hour later.

Davis was released from the Jefferson County Jail after posting bond.

Copyright 2014 WIAT CBS 42 News.

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