Man shoots his attacker to death - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Man shoots his attacker to death

Ray Lee Harvey Jr Ray Lee Harvey Jr

FAIRRIELD,AL (WBRC) - A man in Fairfield called police this morning around 4:55 a.m.  saying he shot another man who had attacked him.  When police arrived on the scene at 6702 Forest Drive they found the suspect dead.  Family members identified the suspect as Harvey Lee Ray Jr.

Witnesses on the scene and the intended victim told police Ray was beating on the victim's vehicle and eventually pulled him  from it. 

The victim fired off one shot into the ground to scare off his attacker.  Ray continued to advance towards him.  Fearing for his safety, the victim fired several times at Ray killing him.

Police say the victim and Ray did not know each other prior to the attack.  No formal charges have been  filed.  Evidence collected from the scene , statements from the victim and wittnesses will be presented to  the District Attorney's office on Monday.

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