Friends and family with gather Thanksgiving Day to remember a Birmingham father of five who died in a shooting at Captain D’s Seafood.
Richard Deshuan Vaughn Jr., 39, was shot to death Sunday night at the Huffman restaurant. Police said officers responded at 10:33 p.m. to 9973 Parkway East and arrived to find Vaughn on the ground with a gunshot wound to the chest.
He was taken to UAB Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 12:16 a.m. Monday. Donovin Allen, 31, is charged with murder and discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling. He was booked into the Jefferson County Jail on bonds totaling $165,000.
The incident, said Sgt. Rod Mauldin, stemmed from an argument that escalated between two female employees. Others got called to the location and a fight ensued outside which led to shots being fired. Vaughn was not an employee of Captain D’s but went there