Police: alcohol rage leads to fatal shooting

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) – The Birmingham Police Department says they are investigating a homicide that took place on Monday night.

Officers responded to 3401 Cliff Road after receiving a 'shots fired' report around 8:00 p.m. Upon arrival, they found 53-year-old Dickey Holley suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics on the scene pronounced Holley dead.

A 42-year-old suspect is in custody, but has not been formally charged.

Investigators say an alcohol-fueled altercation led to the shooting. The case remains under investigation.

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