Black Country teenager arrested over drive-by murder

A 19-year-old Black Country man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 20-year-old man was killed in drive-by shooting in Shropshire.

The scene of the shooting
The scene of the shooting

The murder victim of the shooting in Telford on Tuesday has been named as Tamba Momodou, as police revealed four men and two boys have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Mr Momodou, 20, from Telford, died in the the shooting at the car park at the Bridges Business Park in Horsehay.

Six people have now been arrested on suspicion of murder, including a 19-year-old man from Tipton.

The others in custody are two 19-year-olds from the Bromley and Northolt areas of London, an 18-year-old-man from Billericay and two 16-year-old boys from the Redbridge and Blackheath areas of London.

Detective Chief Inspector Mark Bellamy the senior investigating officer for the murder investigation, said: “Our thoughts remain with Tamba's family at this time.

"I would like to thank the public for their assistance with our enquiries so far and continue to appeal to anyone who does have information that may assist to please let us know.

"If they do not want to report this to police they can do so anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers.”

Detectives have previously appealed for dash cam footage of a grey Skoda Karoq registration YB69 MUP.

“If anyone has dash cam footage of a grey Skoda Karoq or vehicle that looks similar between 11am and 11pm on Tuesday I would ask them to forward this on to us,” added Detective Chief Inspector Bellamy.

Footage can be forwarded to police by the Major Incident Public Portal

Information can be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at

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