Bessemer man shot in face, car stolen

File photo of police tape. (CBS42/Kerry Robinson)

BESSEMER, Ala. (WIAT) — According to Sergeant Cortice Miles of the Bessemer Police Department, officers responded to a call about a person shot in the 3300 block of Avenue F on Wednesday around 4:20 a.m.

Officers found the victim, a black male in his late 20’s, who was hurt from a gunshot wound to the face. He was transported to UAB Hospital with what is reported to be a non-life threatening injury.

It is reported that the victim was travelling in his car when he was shot. The suspect took the victim’s car, which is a silver Chrysler Crossfire.

Detectives are gathering information on a person of interest. No arrests have been made and no more information will be released at this time.


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