BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A 70-year-old Birmingham man died Friday after investigators say he was caught in the crossfire.
Detectives says the victim is Larry Pettway of Birmingham.
At approximately 7:15 p.m., officers from the West Precinct responded to 17TH Street and Jefferson Avenue SW on a call of a person shot.
Officers arrived and discovered the victim lying on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound.
Pettway was taken to UAB hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
The preliminary investigation suggests the shots were fired from a nearby area and the victim was caught in the crossfire.
There are no suspect(s) in custody in this homicide.