Man Shot Dead In Birmingham
7 May 2019, 20:20 | Updated: 10 May 2019, 11:51
A 23 year old man has been shot dead in broad daylight near a school in the Ladywood area of the city.
Forensic markers can be seen on St Vincent Street West after shots were fired just after 5pm on Tuesday afternoon (7 May).
Two other men aged 20 and 19 are in hospital with injuries not thought to be life threatening.
Extra patrols will be visible in the area to support and reassure the community.
Residents have told us they "feel sick and frightened".
No one has been arrested yet
Detectives are asking anyone with information to contact police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime quoting log number 1754 of 7 May.
Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Our Reporter Emma Reid is at the scene:
Forensic teams are arriving at the scene of a shooting outside a school in #Ladywood in #Birmingham. There are unconfirmed reports that a young man has died after paramedics were called just after 5pm #HeartNews pic.twitter.com/iTqCYnlvo2— Heart West Midlands News (@HeartWMidsNews) May 7, 2019
There are forensic markers by a car behind the police cordon as @WMPolice investigate a shooting outside a school in #Ladywood in #Birmingham @OFFICIALWMAS critical care team and the air ambulances were called.— Heart West Midlands News (@HeartWMidsNews) May 7, 2019
There are unconfirmed reports one person's died #HeartNews pic.twitter.com/MqhRXHn69Z
.@WMPolice are advising the public to avoid St Vincent Street in #Ladywood #Birmingham after a shooting in broad daylight just after 5pm this afternoon.— Heart West Midlands News (@HeartWMidsNews) May 7, 2019
A cordon is in place.#HeartNews pic.twitter.com/zJ0Fx6Ti57
#BREAKING: @WMPolice remain at the scene of a shooting in #Ladywood in #Birmingham this afternoon.— Heart West Midlands News (@HeartWMidsNews) May 7, 2019
Cordons are in place and the public are advised to avoid the area #HeartNews pic.twitter.com/kCqznD6niw