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Police have arrested a man as part of an investigation into reports of shots being fired in Handsworth.
The 33-year-old man has been released on bail pending further enquiries as detectives continue to probe the suspected shooting on 12 February.
Officers were called to the scene on Thornhill Road at around 12:30am. Two damaged cars were found but there were no reports of any injuries.
The area was cordoned off for several hours while forensic experts searched the area for evidence.
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An investigation has been launched after three men were taken to hospital for gun shot wounds after a 'large disorder' yesterday (Sunday 3 January)
The incident happened on Regent Road in Handsworth around 4.30pm. The men were taken to hospital with minor injuries, where one remains with an injury to his lower back.
The other two, aged 28 and 30, were discharged following treatment for injuries to their feet and have been arrested for public order offences.
Another man, aged 31, was arrested at the scene also on suspicion of a public order offence.
Regent Road continues to be cordoned off while forensic experts examine the scene.
We are now appealing for any witnesses to come forward and contact us as soon as possible. In particular we know there were cars in the area at the time so we would like to hear from any drivers or passengers who may have seen what happened to help us understand the motives behind the incident.”
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