Chief Superintendent Alex Murray gave a brief statement at the scene of a fatal shooting in Birmingham tonight.
His officers will remain at the scene at the Dovecote pub in Cockshut Hill, Sheldon where shots were fired inside the pub shortly before 5.45pm.
A man died at the scene and his family are being informed.
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Showers soon dying out this evening to give a dry night with some long clear spells and light winds.