Man shot by police in Bessemer facing charges

Man shot by police in Bessemer facing charges
Source: Mike Tucker/WBRC

BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) - Authorities have identified the man shot by a Bessemer police officer on Academy Drive in Bessemer on Friday, May 4.

45-year-old Bobby Fowler has been charged with theft and criminal trespassing. He was released from an area hospital on Saturday and was arrested afterward.

The officer involved in the incident has been placed on administrative leave until an investigation is complete.

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