Person killed in Bessemer shooting identified

Person killed in Bessemer shooting identified

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Police on the scene of a deadly shooting in Bessemer. The victim was found between Davis Middle School and Roosevelt Park. Source: WBRC video Police on the scene of a deadly shooting in Bessemer. The victim was found between Davis Middle School and Roosevelt Park. Source: WBRC video
Source: WBRC video Source: WBRC video
BESSEMER, AL (WBRC) -

Police have released the identity of the person killed in a shooting Friday night in Bessemer.

Police identified the victim as Defarris Parham, an 18-year-old from Pleasant Grove. He was shot near 14th Street and Highway 150, Bessemer Police Deputy Chief Mike Roper confirmed.

Parham's body was found between Davis Middle School and Roosevelt Park. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

People in the area heard gunshots and reported the shooting to police.

There are no suspects at this time.

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