Man undergoes surgery to remove pellets after being shot at in Billesley

West Midlands Police have launched an investigation after a man was treated for pellet wounds after being shot at in Billesley.

Officers received a 999 call just after 6.30pm on Monday (3/12) reporting a man having been shot in Braceby Avenue.

Streetview of Braceby Avenue in Billesley
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The man, aged 19, suffered pellet wounds to his head and shoulder and had surgery to remove the pellets. His injuries were not life threatening or life changing.

It’s understood the offender left in a vehicle.

Armed officers attended the scene which was cordoned off for a period to preserve any evidence. Enquiries are on-going to trace the vehicle and offender.

Anyone with information is asked to contact WMP quoting log 2252 from 3/12. They can call 101 or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111; callers won’t be asked for their name and calls can’t be traced.