Bessemer police investigating a homicide

BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) - Bessemer police are investigating a homicide. It happend in the 600 block of 6th Avenue North around 6:30pm Tuesday evening.

The suspect, according to police, drove near the victim and started firing. He fled only to be apprehended by police a short distance away in the 600 block of 8th Ave North.

The investigation continues and the suspect will be identified publicly when charges are filed.

The victim has been identified as 45-year-old James Leon Lewis of Birmingham.

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