UPDATE: Arrest made in deadly Five Points South shooting
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A man has been arrested in a deadly shooting in Five Points South.
Larry Denzel Rollins, 28, is in the Jefferson County Jail.
Birmingham police found 27-year-old Eric Tyler Sledge Jr. of Hoover lying in the middle of the 1100 block of 20th Street South on May 2. He was suffering from a gunshot wound. Sledge was taken to UAB Hospital where he died.
According to BPD, an early investigation suggests Sledge had been walking with a group of people who had just been involved in an argument, when an unknown suspect began shooting in his direction.
Police say a motive is still unclear.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the B.P.D. Homicide Unit at 205-254-1764 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254- 7777.
Copyright 2021 WBRC. All rights reserved.