Murder investigation launched after man is shot in Birmingham

Murder investigation launched after man is shot in Birmingham

West Midlands Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was fatally shot in Birmingham in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 15 April).

Officers were called to a shooting in South Holme near to Garrison Lane in the Bordesley area just after 12am this morning.
 
Despite the efforts of the attending medical staff, a 20-year-old man was sadly declared dead at the scene.
 
Leading the investigation DI Jim Colclough from the Homicide team, said: “We are in the very early stages of this investigation where a young man has tragically lost his life.
 
“We are in the process of piecing together what has happened and I would urge anyone who has any information at all to call me or my team on 101”.
 
A cordon along Garrison Lane and South Holme remains in place this morning as forensic examinations take place.
 

Published: by Radio NewsHub
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