Charges upgraded against man accused in shooting outside of the Cracker Barrel in Trussville

Charges upgraded against man accused in shooting outside of the Cracker Barrel in Trussville
(Source: Josh Walker/WBRC)

TRUSSVILLE, AL (WBRC) - Charges have been upgraded against the man who is accused of shooting another man at the Trussville Cracker Barrel last Thursday.

Chief Eric Rush says Bryan Patrick Hancock is now charged with capital murder. Family members say the victim, 40-year-old Randy Young died Saturday night.

Young’s family said Saturday he had a “low” chance of survived, adding they were “praying for a miracle” after they say he shot in the head at point-blank range outside Cracker Barrel.

Hancock, 22, of Pinson, was taken into custody Friday and charged with attempted murder.

Around 9:22 p.m. Thursday, Trussville Police were called to the Cracker Barrel located on Norrell Drive after reports of a shooting in the parking lot in front of the restaurant.

When officers arrived, they found a man on the ground suffering a gunshot wound to the head.

Police say witnesses told them the suspects were still at the scene. The two suspects were taken into custody for questioning.

22-year-old Bryan Patrick Hancock has been charged with attempted murder. (Source: Trussville PD)
22-year-old Bryan Patrick Hancock has been charged with attempted murder. (Source: Trussville PD)

After an investigation, police say it was determined the incident began after one of the suspects parked a vehicle blocking in the victim’s vehicle.

An argument began then escalated and ended with the victim being shot in the head by one of the suspects.

Hancock is in the Jefferson County Jail without bond.

If you have any additional details about the case, you’re asked to contact the Trussville Police at 205-655-2101.

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