A mother has told ITV News Central she is spending money on private tuition to teach her 12 year-old son to drive now, as she's certain costs will rise by the time he's 18.
Janie Alalwi bought her son driving lessons for his twelfth birthday. He is learning to drive at a school in Birmingham for 11-17year-olds.
The numbers of people taking driving tests in the Midlands have fallen by more than 23,000 in the year to March 2013. Experts say rising costs of running cars are to blame.
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The alleged incident is said to have happened in Foxley Lane, Milton, on Friday afternoon (28 April).
Police want Klaidas Kosinskas to make contact to let someone know he is safe and well.
The man opened fire at the house, shattering the front door and window.