Police charge 40-year-old man with murder in fatal shooting at Bessemer bar

Robert Esmond Davis

BESSEMER, Ala. -- Police have charged a 40-year-old man with murder in the fatal shooting at a Bessemer bar early Saturday morning, Lt. Darron Hunter said.Robert Esmond Davis is charged with murder for the shooting death of 44-year-old Carl Allen Huddleston III, who was killed around 2 a.m. at Danny's Backstreet Lounge in Bessemer. Davis, who was reportedly involved in a verbal altercation with the victim before the fatal shooting, was taken into custody at the scene.Davis is currently being held in the Jefferson County Jail on a $75,000 bond.