Ladywood shooting: Man shot dead in Birmingham

Birmingham Ladywood shooting
Extra patrols are being put on in the area to reassure residents

Detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man in Birmingham.

The victim was shot in St Vincent Street West in Ladywood, just after 17:00 BST on Tuesday.

He was in cardiac arrest as paramedics arrived and died at the scene. Two men, aged 19 and 20, are in hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

A primary school near the scene – St John’s and St Peters CE Academy – has been closed.

No-one has been arrested and inquiries are ongoing, West Midlands Police said.

Extra patrols have been put on in the area to reassure residents.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said the two injured men were not at the scene when paramedics arrived.


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