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Police were called to Western Road, Winson Green, Birmingham following reports of a shooting at around 5:30pm on Tuesday 13 April 2021. One man sadly died from his injuries at the scene, a second male was taken to Birmingham City Hospital and is currently in a critical condition being treated for gunshot wounds.

Details of Incident

We’ve arrested a man in connection with a double shooting in Birmingham on Tuesday 13 April 2021.

The two men were shot in Western Road at around 5.30pm.


Sadly a 31-year-old man died from his injuries. The other man, aged 22, remains in hospital in a critical condition.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder, he’s currently in custody.


Detective Chief Inspector Ian Ingram, from our homicide team, said: “The events of last night are shocking and very sad.

“A young man has died and another is very poorly after being seriously injured.  “There is no place for violence like this on our streets and we’re doing all we can to establish what happened yesterday evening and why.  “I’d encourage anyone who may have seen something, or anyone who knows anything about what happened to get in touch with us as soon as possible.

“We’re supporting the family of the man who has died and officers are continuing the forensic examination of the scene, a CCTV trawl and other enquiries.”

Anyone with information can submit information direct to the investigation via the below link or contact us via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.  You only need to tell them what you know – not who you are.

Contact Information

Contact West Midlands Police via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight, Call 101 anytime or Contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 Or Click the LINK at the bottom of this page.