Street sealed off after gunshots fired

By Jamie Brassington | Birmingham | Crime | Published:

A street has been sealed off after gunshots were fired.

Police officers combing the scene. Photo: SnapperSK

Reports came in of gunshots just before 11pm on Wednesdayon Wheeler Street in Lozells, Birmingham.

Police are currently combing the area in a bid to trace the suspects.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: "Fortunately no one was injured and no damage has been reported to us.

"Our enquiries are ongoing and Wheeler Street has been closed off as forensics experts carry out a search.

"Officers are also patrolling the area and offering reassurance to residents."

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting crime reference number 20BW/178591N/20.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or at

It comes after shots were fired at a home in a drive-by shooting in Birmingham. Officers were called to Westminster Road, Handsworth, at about 7pm on Monday after shots were fired at a window from a dark blue or purple SUV.

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
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