Man killed in fight, shooting at West Mobile bar was spotter for local race car driver

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MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) – UPDATE: (10:45 A.M. 12/7/2019) On Friday, Dec. 6, the suspect, 22-year-old Westley Ledbetter, was released from the hospital and transported to jail. Ledbetter has been charged with murder.

UPDATE: (8:50 PM 11/17/19) Michael Beasley, the man who was shot and killed at Alabama Bar and Lounge Saturday night, was a spotter for local race car driver Connor Okrzesik.

Okrzesik posted on his Facebook page Sunday to pay tribute to Beasley.

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Mobile Police are investigating after a fight and shooting leaves one man dead and the suspect injured.

On Saturday, November 16, 2019 at approximately 11:54 p.m., Police responded to the Alabama Bar and Lounge, located at 10071 Airport Boulevard in reference to people fighting in the parking and a report of one shot. Officers arrived at the location and discovered the 31-year-old male victim later identified as Michael Beasley had been shot and was pronounced deceased on the scene. Officers also discovered the 21-year-old male suspect that was involved was suffering from a gunshot wound as well.

The suspect was transported to the Hospital and is listed in critical condition. A guard schedule has been placed on the suspect.
The investigation is ongoing.

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