BESSEMER (Ala.) — Police say a dispute over the loss of the University of Alabama football team to Texas A&M resulted in a fatal shooting at an Alabama residence.
Lt. Christian Clemons said that the two men were fighting over who the best team was at a Bessemer, Birmingham suburb Bessemer gathering. The game was close to its end Saturday night. The homeowner ordered the men to leave, and shots were fired from outside.
Clemons stated that officers found Kealand Amad pickens, who had been repeatedly shot in the torso. He was taken to hospital around 3:20 on Sunday.
Before officers arrived, the shooter fled from the scene. Clemons claimed they have his identity according AL.com, however, the suspect is still at large.
Texas A&M beat Alabama 41-38 in a last play field goal. It ended Alabama’s 19-game winning streak.
Clemons stated, “It’s just another instance of resorting to violence in order to handle differences.”