Man remains in hospital as investigations continue into Wednesbury shooting

A man who fled into a bar after being shot in the leg remains in hospital whilst investigations continue, police have said.

The aftermath of the shooting in Wednesbury
The aftermath of the shooting in Wednesbury

The 26-year-old was injured at around 3am on Saturday on Bridge Street, Wednesbury, and entered a bar looking for help.

People inside the bar – including an off-duty nurse – cared for the man until medics arrived. Residents and businesses said emergency vehicles arrived in Bridge Street near MJ's Bar & Grill shortly after 4am.

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said on Sunday: "Just to let you know that we're continuing our investigation with a focus on finding the person responsible. The injured man remains in hospital. Give us a call if you can help."

Anyone with information should contact the force via live chat on their website, quoting investigation number 20/586191/22. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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