A murder investigation has been launched following a shooting on Goosemoor Lane, in Erdington just before 7.30pm yesterday evening (08/08).

A 20-year-old man was shot dead and his family have been informed.

No arrests have been made at this stage and enquiries are on-going 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 at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime quoting log number 2253 of 8/8.

Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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