Police: man shot and killed in Birmingham park

Birmingham police say a man was shot and killed in George Ward Park around 10 p.m. Friday after the suspect asked for his wallet. After shooting the man, the suspect ran from the park.

Police have identified the victim as 50 year old McDaniel Watson. They say he and his wife were walking in the park when a man they didn't know approached them. According to detectives, the man asked for Watson's wallet then shot him in the head.

Watson was taken to UAB. He was pronounced dead.

The homicide investigation is on-going.