Man badly hurt in Great Barr street shooting


A man is in a serious but stable condition in hospital after being shot in Birmingham.

The man, who was walking along Old Walsall Road in the Great Barr area, suffered two gunshot wounds to the stomach at about 2300 BST on Tuesday.

The precise circumstances were unclear, but it was thought the offender or offenders made off in a car, West Midlands Police said.

Road closures were in place in the area during Wednesday morning's rush hour.

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