Man Dies After Wolverhampton Shooting

21 July 2018, 09:05

Police

A man has died after being shot in Wolverhampton.

He was taken to hospital in a critical condition on Friday (20th July) night but died in the early hours of this morning (Saturday 21st July).

West Midlands Police have now launched a murder investigation.

Officers were called to Valley Road in Park Village just after 9pm after reports of gunshots but told minutes later that a man had been taken to New Cross Hospital.

His family will be supported by specially trained officers

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust has put out a statement after suggestions that the hospital had been caught up in the original shooting:

 There'll be house to house enquiries this morning.