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Man shot in Birmingham city centre

Scene of shooting
Image caption Officers were flagged down in Bristol Street in Birmingham city centre

A man was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound after a police car was flagged down in Birmingham city centre.

Officers were stopped in Bristol Street just after 05:30 GMT, West Midlands Police said.

"The 24-year-old was in a white Audi and his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening," a spokeswoman added.

Two vehicles and several other men are thought to have fled the scene. Anyone with information was asked to contact police.

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