Bessemer Police: Friday night argument turns deadly

A man is dead followingan argument with an acquaintance. The Bessemer Police Department reportsofficers were dispatched Friday night to Shades Street and Carter Avenue afterreceiving reports a person had been shot. Officers arrived to the scene justafter 9:30 and found a male lying in the street and suffering from a gunshotwound. He was pronounced dead on the scene by the Bessemer Fire Department.

Investigators say the shootinginvolved an argument between two people who knew each other. A suspect has beentaken into custody, but charges have not yet been filed.