Bessemer police are investigating a shooting. Police were called to the 100 block of 16th Street North around 11:14 a.m.
They were called there after reports of a person shot. When they arrived, they learned the person had gotten into a truck driven by another person and left the area. Police spotted the truck with the victim inside a few blocks away, the driver pulled over and paramedics begin to treat the shooting victim. He was transported to UAB where he later died.
Detectives are in the process of questioning several witnesses.