From The Tribune staff reports
BESSEMER — Jefferson County Coroner Office has identified the Hoover man killed in an apparent homicide on Thursday, December 30.
According to the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office, Michael Charles Richard, 46, sustained gunshot wound injuries during a reported assault. The incident occurred in the 1100 block of 9th Avenue Southwest in Bessemer.
The death is being investigated as a homicide by the Bessemer Police Department.
The story will be updated when more information is available.