Birmingham police investigating fatal shooting on Bessemer Road - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Birmingham police investigating fatal shooting on Bessemer Road

Source: JD Williams/WBRC Source: JD Williams/WBRC
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Birmingham police are investigating a fatal shooting that took place in the 1800 block of Bessemer Road on Friday.

A black male was found at the home with multiple gunshot wounds. 47-year-old Myron Pratt was pronounced dead on the scene.

Officers discovered narcotics inside the home. According to police, several men were in the home when a physical altercation ensued. An unidentified suspect fired shots at the victim during the fight. 

"We believe the victim knew his killer, which is what we see in a majority of our homicides. Right now a family is trying to deal with the loss of their loved one and we will work to bring them answers and hopefully some closure," Sgt. Bryan Shelton said.

If anyone has any information, please contact BPD Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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