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Man dies after shooting at Fairfield intersection, deputies looking for SUV

Deputies search for white Toyota 4 Runner
Deputies search for white Toyota 4 Runner(Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)
Updated: May. 10, 2021 at 6:52 AM CDT
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FAIRFIELD, Ala. (WBRC) - One man is dead Sunday, after a car pulled up to another car sitting at an intersection near a convivence store in Fairfield and opened fire.

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office was informed of the shooting by the Birmingham Police Department around 3:10 p.m.

Officials say that according to reports, 31-year-old Douglas Crenshaw was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped at an intersection in the 300 block of Valley Road. Someone in an unidentified vehicle opened fire on their vehicle. The driver of the vehicle sped away from the gunfire before he realized Crenshaw had been hit.

Jefferson County deputies said they need help locating the suspect’s white Toyota 4 Runner.

According to the video evidence of the shooting, there was also a black Chevy Traverse traveling behind the victim’s vehicle when the shooting occurred. Detectives would like to speak with the occupants of the Traverse in relation to what they saw.

Officials say the cause of the shooting is still unknown. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450 or Crime Stoppers at 205-254-7777.

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