Birmingham & Black Country

Two bailed after Handsworth street shooting

Two men have been released on bail after a man was shot, leaving him in a critical condition in hospital.

The 27-year-old victim was found with chest injuries on the pavement in Babington Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, at about 16:30 BST on Friday.

Early indications suggested the attack was targeted, according to West Midlands Police.

Two men, aged 17 and 18, were arrested on Saturday and have been bailed pending further inquiries.

Police said they believed the victim had been involved in an argument minutes before the shooting and appealed for witnesses to come forward.

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