Murder probe after teenager shot dead in West Midlands

Detectives have started a murder inquiry after an 18-year-old man died from gunshot wounds in Wolverhampton.

The man, who has not been identified, arrived at the city's New Cross Hospital at about 1910 GMT on Saturday, with gunshot wounds.

A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said the man died a short time later.

She said it was unclear where or when the man was shot and officers were making inquiries across the city and patrolling to reassure residents.

The force has also appealed for anyone who might have seen the shooting in Wolverhampton or the surrounding areas to contact the force or Crimestoppers.

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