MOBILE, Alabama (WALA) - The young life of Christopher Kyser Miree known as Kyser, wastaken police say Friday night. Miree, a 2009 Vanderbilt graduatewas found shot in his home on Macy Place in Mobile. His family, wholives in Birmingham, is in complete shock over this tragicloss.
When Mobile Police arrived at Miree's home, he had already beentaken to USA Medical Center, where he later died from hisinjuries.
"We are going to investigate this as a homicide and try todetermine what events led up to him getting shot," said OfficerChris Levy.
Police said there are many unanswered questions in thisinvestigation.
Kyser Miree's dad tried to hold back tears as he talked abouthis son.
"It has torn a hole in our family that I don't think we can everfill," said Ben Miree.
Ben Miree talked about how proud he was of his son, and how hisyounger brother Harry is taking this the hardest.
"They have talked about those things like their careers. HowKyser would be an awesome uncle when Harry has children and howthey wanted to stay together," said Miree.
He said what happened this weekend can't be put into words, butwhat he can say is that he wants to know what happened to hisson.
"My family is devastated by the fact that somebody, that somedespicable excuse for a human being, would come into Kyser's homeand shoot him in a senseless sort of way," said Miree.
Ben Miree ended the interview by saying holding their familytogether is now the top priority. He pleaded that if anyone has anyinformation to please contact police.
There is going to be a memorial service for Kyser Tuesday inBirmingham.
Mobile Police are continuing to work on the details as to whatmay have happened that Friday evening.
They do not believe it was suicide.
Kyser Miree graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor's degreein Mechanical Engineering. He was President of the MechanicalEngineering Honor Society, Vice President of the VanderbiltAerospace Club, and Presidemt of the school's Sigma Alpha Epsilonfraternity. After graduating, he moved to Mobile to take a job withChevron as an engineer.
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