Wednesbury shooting victim remains in hospital as hunt for gunman continues

A gun victim remains in hospital after being shot in the leg in Wednesbury. The 26-year-old victim sought refuge in a bar on Bridge Street, in the Sandwell town, after being attacked early yesterday morning, June 25.

He remains in hospital today, June 26. A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: “Just to let you know that we’re continuing our investigation with a focus on finding the person responsible.

“The injured man remains in hospital. Give us a call if you can help.”

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A police spokesperson said yesterday: “Just before 3.20am we were called to a bar on Bridge Street where a man who had been shot, had gone inside for help. People inside the bar – including an off-duty nurse – cared for the 26-year old until medics arrived. We’ve spoken to people who were in the area at the time and have started downloading CCTV which may have captured the crime.

“If you have any information which could help our detectives, send them a message via Live Chat on our website west-midlands.police.ukquoting investigation number 20/586191/22. For a chance of a cash reward, you should call the Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.

“They will not ask for your name or trace your call.”

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