Murder investigation launched after a man was shot in West Bromwich

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was shot in West Bromwich this afternoon (27/12).

Emergency Services were called to Dartmouth Street at the junction with High Street in the town centre, at around 2.35PM, following reports of a shooting.

A man, aged in his 30s, who was a passenger in a stationary vehicle, suffered a gunshot wound to his head and was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. A post mortem will take place in due course.

Detective Inspector Martin Slevin from West Midlands Police CID said: “The investigation is at an early stage, my officers are currently carrying out enquiries at the scene and house to house and CCTV. There will also be extra reassurance patrols in the local area.”

High Street at the junction with Dartmouth Street in West Bromwich has been cordoned off while forensic enquiries take place.

Please call WMP on 101 if you have ANY information.

(Image: Amanda Waite)

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