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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.

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Birmingham pub shooting: 'probably mistaken identity'

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Police have today confirmed at a news conference that Marlon O'Reilly – the man shot dead in a Birmingham pub – was probably killed in a case of mistaken identity.

Mr O'Reilly was in the Dovecotes pub in Cockshut Hill on Friday night.

"We are appealing for anyone who saw a high powered motor cycle leaving the scene of the shooting at the Dovecote pub to come forward," said West Midlands Police.

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