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Four men arrested on suspicion of murder after shooting outside Birmingham primary school

Dante Mullings was found with fatal injuries in St Vincent Road West in Ladywood just after 5pm on Tuesday 7 May. Credit: West Midlands Police

Four men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a shooting outside a primary school in Birmingham.

23-year-old Dante Mullings died of a gunshot wound at the scene in St Vincent Road West in the Ladywood, just after 5.00pm on May 7.

It happened yards from the windows of classrooms at St John and St Peter's CE Academy.

Credit: ITV Central

Four men, two aged 20 and others aged 23 and 26, have been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder. All four are in police custody.

Detective Chief Inspector Chris Mallett from force CID said:

"This is a significant step forward as we try to establish exactly what happened to Dante.

"His family have been kept updated with this latest development and continue to be supported by specially trained officers at this difficult time.

"I continue to ask anyone who has any information which they believe would assist our investigation and hasn't already spoken to us to get in touch.

"We've been working closely with our partners and local people to tackle violence in the city and reassure members of our communities."

– Detective Chief Inspector Chris Mallett