Police stopped a 23-year-old man on Dudley High Street on Sunday, and seized a loaded firearm. The man was charged with possession of a loaded air weapon, and was appearing at Wolverhampton Magistrates Court today.
A second man, along with a 13-year-old boy, was arrested in Wrens Nest Nature Reserve after someone reported hearing rifle shots, possibly at birds, at around 2.30pm.
The 38-year-old man was charged with possession of an air weapon in a public place, and was appearing before Dudley magistrates today. The 13-year-old boy was released without charge.
After the arrest, firearms officers conducted a search of the woodland, finding an air weapon.
It comes after two 'gunfire' incidents in Wolverhampton in the last 24 hours.