Walsall barber shop shooting suspect released amid investigation

By Liam Keen | Walsall | Crime | Published:

A teenager arrested after a man was shot in the stomach in a Walsall barber shop has been released.

Police closed off a section of the road outside Katz Kutz Barbers in the aftermath

Police have confirmed that the 19-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been released on police bail under "strict conditions."

His bail term will end on June 17.

Interactive map of the scene:

This comes after a 23-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound after the attack at Katz Kutz barbers on Wolverhampton Road in Birchills at around 5pm on Sunday.

Police say he remains in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

In their latest appeal for information, police asked to speak to witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage who may have seen a black BMW X1.

The barbers shop was cordoned off after the shooting yesterday


They confirmed that a BMW was later found burnt out and officers believe it may have been used as a getaway car.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via live chat at between 8am and midnight, or call 101 anytime quoting crime reference 20WS/118797F/19.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Liam Keen

By Liam Keen
Sports Reporter - @LiamKeen_Star

Sports journalist at the Express & Star, primarily covering Walsall FC and grassroots sport across the Black Country and Staffordshire. Got a story? Get in touch on 01902 319456.

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