Birmingham Police on scene of fatal Bessemer Road shooting

UPDATE 8/12/17: Birmingham Police have identified the victim at 47-year-old Myron Pratt. Officers say they arrived and found Pratt lying on the floor with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. Officers and medics checked Pratt, but he was deceased.

While inside the home on Bessemer Road, officers found narcotics and evidence of its use. A preliminary investigation reveals some men were inside when an argument and physical fight started between the victim and suspect. During the fight, the suspect shot Pratt several times. At this point, no clear motive has been established.

Officers believe Pratt knew the suspect. If you know anything that can help police find the man, call BPD Homicide Unit at 254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 254-7777.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Birmingham Police are on the scene of a fatal shooting on Bessemer Road, according to the department.

The shooting took place on the 1800 block of that street, and a black male victim has reportedly died, according to the police.

CBS42 will bring you more information as it becomes available.

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