Investigation launched following fatal shooting in Ladywood

Police are currently on St Vincent Street West in Ladywood following a fatal shooting just after 5pm this afternoon (07/05).

A 23-year-old man was shot dead and his family have been informed.

Two men aged 20 and 19 are being treated at hospital with injuries not thought to be life-threatening or changing.

No arrests have been made at this stage and enquiries are ongoing to identify those responsible.

Reassurance patrols have been stepped up in the area to support and reassure the community.

Enquiries into the circumstances around the incident continue and anyone with information is asked to contact police via Live Chat on the West Midlands Police website between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime quoting log number 1754 of 7 May. Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.