Fight between 2 men at Trussville home ends with fatal shooting

Trussville police are investigating a fatal shooting of an 87-year-old man at a home on Rockridge Avenue, Thursday, November 14, 2013. (

A fight between a 2 men at a home in Trussville Thursday night ended with a fatal shooting.

Police responded to a report of shots fired at a home on Rockridge Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Upon arriving, officers found 87-year-old Ken Millar suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he later died.

Prior to the shooting, Millar was reportedly involved in an altercation with a man living at his home, Freddie Earl Patton, who was taken into custody as a person of interest in the case. Investigators and the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office are currently working to determine if any charges will be filed.

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