Police supporting family of man shot dead in Birmingham pub

West Midlands Police are continuing to find the motive as to why a man was shot dead in a Birmingham pub yesterday evening.

The man, who has been named as 33-year-old Marlon O'Reilly, was in the Dovecote pub in Cockshut Hill, when when he was shot dead.

Marlon was enjoying a Friday evening drink with his friends when he was shot.

We continue to establish the events that led to his death and we are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen Mr O'Reilly yesterday.

We are currently investigating a number of lines of inquiry and have conducted house to house, forensic searches of the scene and continue to trawl CCTV for clues, but we still need people to come forward.

Family liaison officers continue to offer support to the family at this sad time.

– Inspector Derek Packham, Senior Investigating Officer

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Birmingham pub shooting

A man has died following a shooting at a pub in Birmingham. Armed police were called to the Dovecote pub in Cockshut Hill on Friday night.