Sparkbrook murder

Investigations continue into a violent disorder in Sparkbrook, Birmingham, on Wednesday evening which ended with the murder of a young father.

Four more bailed over Birmingham murder

The men released on bail are not allowed to go into the city of Birmingham Credit: ITV News Central

Four more people have been bailed after a young father was murdered in Birmingham.

Ikram Elahi, aged 28, died from a stab wound to the neck after a fight broke out in front of crowds in Grantham Road on Wednesday night.

The men aged 30, 31, 32 and 34 were arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and violent disorder.

As part of their bail conditions, the men are not allowed to enter the city of Birmingham.

Two other men arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday are due to be questioned once they have been declared medically fit.

Four other men in their 20s have also been bailed.

Eight men bailed over Sparkbrook murder

Eight men have been bailed while inquiries continue into a violent brawl in Birmingham which ended with the murder of a young father.

Ikram Elahi, aged 28, died from a stab wound to the neck after a fight broke out in Grantham Road, Sparkbrook, on Wednesday night.

The violent disorder in Grantham Road, Sparkbrook, happened on Wednesday night
The violent disorder in Grantham Road, Sparkbrook, happened on Wednesday night Credit: ITV News Central

Four of the men had been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and violent disorder. They were released under strict conditions, including a ban on entering the city.

Another four men, aged between 24 and 27, were arrested on Thursday on suspicion of violent disorder and also bailed overnight.

Two other men, aged 22 and 25, have been arrested on suspicion of murder but have not yet been questioned as they are receiving medical treatment. They will be quizzed by officers once they have been declared fit.

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Sparkbrook murder: six more men arrested

Six more men have been arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of a man who was stabbed in front of hundreds of people in Sparkbrook, Birmingham, on Wednesday evening.

The man who died has been formally named as Ikram Ullah Khan, 28.

Grantham Road and Farm Road remain cordoned off whilst thorough forensic examinations of the scene continue.

Two other men are still in hospital. A 22 year-old is being treated for a gunshot wound while a 25 year-old men remains in a critical condition after being slashed.

Four men, aged 30, 31, 32 and 34, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Two other men have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

The men, aged 22 and 25, are currently receiving medical attention but will be questioned when declared medically fit.

Four men arrested in connection with Sparkbrook death

Four men have been arrested in connection with the death of a 32-year-old man in Sparkbrook on Wednesday evening.

The men, aged 24 and 27, initially arrested on suspicion of violent disorder were further arrested late last night on suspicion of murder.

The 32-year-old man, who has not yet been formally identified by his family, died as a result of a fatal knife wound.

Medical staff initially believed the man had suffered a gunshot wound. But following a post mortem examination, the cause of death has been found to be a stab wound to the neck. There was no evidence of a gunshot injury.

Grantham Road and Farm Road remain cordoned off whilst thorough forensic examinations of the scene continue.

Two other men were taken to hospital, one 22-year-old man with a gunshot wound and another 25-year-old man with a slash wound.

The 22-year-old’s injuries are not believed to be life threatening but the man with the slash wound remains in a critical condition.

A fifth man, aged 22, arrested for possession of a class A drug was bailed on Thursday night pending further enquiries.

Sparkbrook shooting: five people questioned by police

Five men are being questioned by police after a father of three was shot to death outside his home in Sparkbrook, Birmingham.

The man, named locally as Ikram Elahi, died after being shot on Grantham Road last night (2 July).

A man is being treated in hospital after being shot while another is said to be in a critical condition after being stabbed.

Four men - aged between 24 and 27 - have been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder while another man, aged 22, was arrested for possession of a class A drug.

We appreciate how unsettling this is for the communities especially when guns and knives are used. We would encourage people not to speculate and I would reiterate that there is nothing to suggest this will spark any further disorder.

– Superintendent Bas Javid, West Midlands Police

Grantham Road and Farm Road remain closed while investigations take place.

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Five people arrested after man dies in shooting

Five people have been arrested after a shooting in Birmingham
Five people have been arrested after a shooting in Birmingham Credit: PA

Five men have been arrested following a shooting in Birmingham which has left one man dead.

The 32-year-old was shot during the incident in Sparkbrook last night and died later in hospital.

Two other men were taken to hospital, one with a gunshot wound (aged 22) and one with a slash wound (aged in his 20s) - they remain in a serious condition.

Police have sealed off Grantham Road and Farm Road.

Roads cordoned off following Birmingham shootings

Grantham Road and Farm Road have been cordoned off. Credit: ITV News Central

This is the scene of an area in Birmingham cordoned off after a man was shot and killed last night.

Police were called out to Grantham Road and Farm Road in Sparkbrook at around 7.30pm last night.

One man later died in hospital after being shot, the condition of two other men who were also injured remain unclear.

The shootings took place at around 7.30pm last night.
The shootings took place at around 7.30pm last night. Credit: ITV News Central
One man was shot and killed, two others have been injured.
One man was shot and killed, two others have been injured. Credit: ITV News Central

Man shot in Sparkbrook dies in hospital

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We can confirm a man who was injured during a disorder in Sparkbrook last night has died in hospital after suffering a gun shot wound.

One man has died in hospital after being shot in Sparkbrook last night.

Police have sealed off Grantham Road and Farm Road.

Two other men were taken to hospital, one with a gunshot wound and one with knife injuries,their condition remains unclear.

Police are currently investigating the incident which started at around 7.30pm last night.

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