Man injured after shots fired following car crash

A man has been injured after shots were fired following a car crash in Stechford in Birmingham.

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Innocent learner driver caught up in shootout

Police at the scene yesterday afternoon Credit: BPM Media (Midlands)

Two innocent drivers, including a learner, were caught up in a shootout on a busy Birmingham street in Stechford yesterday afternoon.

Police received a call just after 1.30pm when two cars crashed on St Edburgh's Road at the junction with the A4040 Stoney Lane. A gun was fired at the scene.

It is believed two innocent drivers had crashed while two other cars had sped from the scene.

Police carrying out their investigations Credit: BPM Media (Midlands)

Officers were called out and found two cars had collided – understood to be completely innocent drivers – while two other cars had sped from the scene.

The car wit the gunman drove off towards Yardley.

Police investigations are ongoing.

Police examining the scene Credit: BPM Media (Midlands)

The offending vehicle drove off in the direction of Yardley. A man attended hospital a short time later with a head and arm injury. His injuries are not considered life threatening. The road was closed whilst searches and forensic examinations were carried out at the scene.

– West Midlands Police spokeswoman

Man injured after shots fired following car crash

Shots were fired on St Edburgh's Road in Stechford Credit: ITV News Central

A man has been injured after shots were fired following a car crash in Stechford, Birmingham this afternoon.

Police received a call just after 1.30pm when two cars crashed on St Edburgh's Road at the junction with the A4040 Stoney Lane. A gun was fired at the scene.

The offending car drove off towards Yardley.

A man went to hospital a short time later with head and arm injuries, which are not thought to be life threatening.

The road is closed while police examine the scene, and officers are appealing for information from anyone who was in the area at the time.

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