Coseley street closed after seriously injured man found in road

A road running near a busy railway station was closed by police throughout Thursday morning after a man was found having been shot in the leg.

A police van can be seen on the road near Darkhouse Lane. Photo: Coseley Neighbourhood Watch
A police van can be seen on the road near Darkhouse Lane. Photo: Coseley Neighbourhood Watch

A police van blocked the entrance to Darkhouse Lane in Coseley, with the road closed at the Siddons Road junction down to Darkhouse Baptist Church.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said a man had been found with gunshot injuries to his leg in the road late on Wednesday night.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: "We were called at 11.17pm to the junction of Webb Street and Darkhouse Lane, Coseley. An ambulance, two paramedic officers and a MERIT trauma doctor attended.

"A man, who had sustained a serious injury, was given trauma care by the team of ambulance staff on scene before being conveyed on blue lights to hospital for further care."

A police presence remained in place throughout Thursday morning, causing disruption for rail travellers heading towards Coseley station and Rosewood School.

West Midlands Police has been contacted for a comment.

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