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Murder investigation after man shot dead in Erdington

An eyewitness captures the police activity Credit: Twitter/@alexhaines123

A murder investigation has begun after a 28-year-old man was shot dead on a street around midday in Erdington in Birmingham.

Police have cordoned off Church Street while enquiries begin.

The victim's family have been informed.

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"On arrival, crews discovered one patient, a man, who was in cardiac arrest. Ambulance staff performed CPR and administered advanced life support on the man.

However, sadly, it became apparent nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene."

– West Midlands Ambulance Service

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting log number 979 of 18 April. Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.