Second man charged with murder over fatal shooting

A second man has been charged with murder over the fatal shooting of Murtaza Nazir in Birmingham this summer.

Murtaza Nazir was shot dead in August
Murtaza Nazir was shot dead in August

Tahir Zaman, of Yardley Green Road, Birmingham, was arrested at an address in Sheffield on Friday and was later charged with murder.

The unemployed 28-year-old was due to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court today.

Mr Nazir, 26, was killed in Bagshaw Road on the evening of Friday, August 28.

A 22-year-old man has already been charged with his murder and remanded into custody.

Detective Chief Inspector Scott Griffiths, from the West Midlands Police homicide unit, said: "This enquiry is very much ongoing and we believe there are still people out there with information which can help us. We need them to come forward.

"Please contact us via Live Chat or call 101 anytime. You can also leave information anonymously with Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111."

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