A teenager has been jailed for three years for possessing a gun after shots were heard in Ladywood last month.
The 17-year-old, who cannot be named due to his age, appeared at Birmingham Crown Court today after pleading guilty to possession of a prohibited weapon at Birmingham Youth Court on 14 August.
Police were called to Broadway Plaza in Birmingham on the night of 11 August after gunshots were heard and a group of young people were seen in the area.
The teen was seen to discard something under a car after he ran from officers.
He was caught and arrested and officers recovered the loaded weapon.
Detective Inspector Richard Marsh from Force CID said: