An investigation has been launched after a man was taken to hospital following a shooting in Handsworth this afternoon (30 Oct).
Emergency services were called to Holliday Road, at the junction with Marrowfat Lane, at 4.15pm after gun shots were fired outside an address.
The man was taken to a Birmingham hospital with a gunshot wound to the legs. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
Detective Inspector Phil Asquith, from Force CID, said: “Detectives and local officers are currently at the scene as we launch a full inquiry into this afternoon’s events.
Two men who were caught trying to buy designer jeans at a shopping centre with a bank card stolen from a pensioner earlier the same day have been sentenced at court.
Zain Hussain and Mohammed Hussain were arrested at True Religion in the Bullring, Birmingham, on 4 March after police were called by staff when they attempted to purchase new clothes using a suspicious card.
A woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries following a road traffic collision in Dudley this morning (Thursday).
The 60-year-old woman was struck as she walked along Temple Street in Lower Gornal just after 7.20am today. She remains in a serious condition.
Police are urging shoppers at a Wednesbury supermarket to come forward and help their enquiries after a man drove off with a three-month old baby left insecure on the back seat.
The drama unfolded when a man and woman, who are known to one another, got involved in a domestic related argument outside Morrisons on Holyhead Road on Wednesday 17 September.
A 19-year-old man has been charged with causing the death of a man and seriously injuring his grandson in a collision in Shirley.
Kirpal Sokhi, of Tetley Road, Hall Green is accused of causing the death of 60-year-old Stephen Beckett by dangerous driving. He is also charged with causing serious injury to Mr Beckett’s 9-year-old grandson by driving dangerously and using a vehicle without insurance.