One dead after shooting on interstate in Bessemer

BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — One man is dead and a woman is injured after they were shot while driving on I-20/59 in Bessemer Sunday.

Police say Brett Allen Kimbrel, 22, of Bessemer, died of his injuries. He was transported to UAB where he was pronounced dead at 4:30 pm Sunday.

Bessemer police say the shooting that happened Sunday morning along I-20/59 is a homicide investigation.

Around 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, officers responded to a call about a wreck in the southbound lanes near mile marker 113. When they arrived, they found a black Ford Mustang riddled with bullets and a Kimbel and woman suffering from gunshot wounds. Police say the woman has so far survived her injuries.

Police are interviewing witnesses to try to determine what led to the shooting.

Monday, detectives looked through surveillance video at the Marathon Gas station off Jaybird Rd. Bessemer police say they should have an update Tuesday morning.

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