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Attempted murder arrest after man shot in 'targeted attack' near Wolverhampton College campus

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and bailed after another man suffered gunshot wounds near a college campus in Wolverhampton.

Bullet holes could be seen in the back of an MG on Paget Road, Wolverhampton, after a suspected targeted attack

Police closed off Paget Road, between Tettenhall Road and Clark Road, just after 9.30pm on Thursday night after shots were fired at a car.

It led to the nearby Wolverhampton College campus, Wolverhampton Girls' High School and St Jude's CofE Primary School being closed as investigations were launched.

A man in his 20s was found on Paget Road with gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital and his injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.

A 27-year-old man was arrested on Saturday evening on suspicion of attempted murder and since been bailed pending further enquiries, a spokesman for West Midlands Police said.

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