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Man charged with murder after fatal shooting

Taimoor Zaheer was found in a car in Birmingham on the 22nd of May. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Photo: West Midlands Police

A man has been charged with murder after a fatal shooting in Handsworth on Tuesday (22 May).

Anib Khan, aged 23, was arrested by Kent Police as he tried to board a ferry in Dover later that night.

A 23-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender at the port, has been released pending further investigation.

The victim, 22-year-old Taimoor Zaheer, was found in a car on Maxwell Avenue just before 5pm.

His family paid tribute to him in a statement saying, "His loss has left a void in our family that will never be filled. The only thing that will help us get through these testing times is knowing that justice will be served. May God grant him a place in Heaven in this blessed month."

Police are asking anyone with information to call West Midlands Police on 101, or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.