Appeal for information following shooting in Birmingham

An investigation has been launched after a man was shot in Birmingham in the early hours of this morning (Monday 29 August).

An 18-year-old man was taken to hospital after being shot in the leg in Thorp Street at just after 4.10am.

The man was found in the street with non-life threatening injuries and is in a stable condition. The scene is currently sealed off as part of the investigation.

Inspector Christian Wilkins, from West Midlands Police, said: “We believe this to be a targeted attack and fortunately the man’s injuries are not life threatening.

“We have conducted a detailed forensic search of the area, Thorpe Street at Hurst and Bristol Street will remain closed this morning as part of the investigation.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Source:: West Midlands Police News

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