Man arrested after a teen is shot in the face in Billesley

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a teen was shot in the face on Monday evening (3/12).

The 19-year-old, who was shot on Braceby Avenue in Billesley just after 6.30pm and suffered pellet wounds to his head and shoulder. He underwent surgery to remove the pellets and thankfully his injuries were not life threatening or life changing.

Streetview of Braceby Avenue in Billesley
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A 25-year-old was arrested from an address in Yardley Wood last night, and remains in custody this morning.

Police enquiries are on-going and anyone with information is asked to contact West Midlands Police via Live Chat on the West Midlands Police website 8am- Midnight, or call 101 anytime.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111; tell them what you know, not who you are.