Man injured after shots fired following car crash

A man has been injured after shots were fired following a car crash in Stechford in Birmingham.

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Innocent learner driver caught up in shootout

Police at the scene yesterday afternoon Credit: BPM Media (Midlands)

Two innocent drivers, including a learner, were caught up in a shootout on a busy Birmingham street in Stechford yesterday afternoon.

Police received a call just after 1.30pm when two cars crashed on St Edburgh's Road at the junction with the A4040 Stoney Lane. A gun was fired at the scene.

It is believed two innocent drivers had crashed while two other cars had sped from the scene.

Police carrying out their investigations Credit: BPM Media (Midlands)

Officers were called out and found two cars had collided – understood to be completely innocent drivers – while two other cars had sped from the scene.

The car wit the gunman drove off towards Yardley.

Police investigations are ongoing.

Police examining the scene Credit: BPM Media (Midlands)

The offending vehicle drove off in the direction of Yardley. A man attended hospital a short time later with a head and arm injury. His injuries are not considered life threatening. The road was closed whilst searches and forensic examinations were carried out at the scene.

– West Midlands Police spokeswoman

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