West Midlands Police say the motive for the attack is unclear. The man has been identified and his family are being informed.
Cockshut Hill and the surrounding area is likely to remain closed until tomorrow.
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Further showers or longer spells of rain for many tonight, with it being heavy at times. Strong winds will also continue.
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Further showers or longer spells of rain for many tonight, heavy at times, particularly over the hills.