Two Charged With A Series Of Shootings Across Birmingham

5 April 2016, 15:53 | Updated: 5 April 2016, 16:20

Two men have been charged with a series of shootings in Birmingham, including one in Hockley which left 4 people injured.

Another of the shootings left two people with leg injuries in a nightclub.

22-year-old Ashai Gray and 20-year-old Reial Phillips, both from Winson Green, are accused of conspiracy to murder and firearms offences.

A third man Ishmail Lee, 27 of Leicester Street, Wolverhampton was charged with conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

All three men will appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court on 7 April.

In July last year two men were shot in the legs and a third was stabbed during disorder on the dance floor at Electric Nightclub on Hurst Street.

Then in October a shooting at Costcutter in Hockley left four people injured including the shopkeeper.

West Midlands Police have told Heart: "Ashai Gray, 22 of Willes Road, Winson Green and Reial Phillips, 20 of Musgrave Road, Winson Green were charged with conspiracy to murder, conspiracy to possess firearms with intent to endanger life and conspiracy to supply class A drugs.

"They will stand accused of being involved in a number of shootings in which people were injured including Nursery Road on 20 July, Hurst Street on 25 July, Hunters Road on 1 September and Great Hampton Row on 10 October."