Bessemer police search for a suspect in an early morning homicide

BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) - Bessemer police are searching for a man who shot another man to death early Saturday morning.

Bessemer police Sgt Hunter said police were called out to Pepper Tree Apartments around 1:30am.

They found the victim shot to death behind the apartments. The victim and the suspect were involved in a fist fight, the suspect got a gun and shot the victim as he tried to run away. The suspect and victim did not live at the apartment complex. Police know who the suspect is but he is not in custody.

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