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Murder investigation launched after man shot dead in Birmingham

A cordon along Garrison Lane and South Holme remains in place as forensic examinations take place. Credit: BPM media

A 20-year-old man has died after being shot in the early hours of Sunday morning (15 April) in Birmingham.

Officers from West Midlands Police were called to Garrison Lane in the Bordesley area just after midnight.

The victim was declared dead at the scene and a murder investigation has been launched.

Leading the investigation, DI Jim Colclough from the Homicide team, said:

We are in the very early stages of this investigation where a young man has tragically lost his life.

We are in the process of piecing together what has happened and I would urge anyone who has any information at all to call me or my team on 101.

– Jim Colclough

A cordon along Garrison Lane and South Holme remains in place as forensic examinations take place.