Teenager arrested as shots fired near Birmingham shopping plaza
A teenager has been arrested after shots were fired near a West Midlands shopping precinct.
Police were called after members of the public heard gunshots at about 11.55pm last night near Broadway Plaza in Birmingham.
A 17-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life.
He is being questioned today.
Detective Inspector Jackie Nicholson, from force CID, said: "No-one has been injured and we do not believe that the shots were targeted at anyone, however it is alarming that a firearm is being used by teenagers.
"I would urge anyone with information about firearms to contact us.
"These are deadly weapons and the consequence of even carrying a firearm is a lengthy jail sentence."
Information can be given to police on 101 or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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