A man was shot during an incident in Bartley Green in the early hours of this morning (Saturday 14th February).

Police were called to the Ambleside Road / Clover Drive area at around 2am after reports of shots fired. Officers found a 24 year old man had been shot in the shoulder. His injuries were not believed to be life threatening.

A short time later, a 61 year old local man was arrested on suspicion of wounding. He remains in police custody today.

Bomb Disposal experts were called to the man's home address after police discovered a grenade during a search. It was later confirmed that the grenade was an imitation.

Anyone with any information that may help in the ongoing investigation is asked to call West Midlands Police on 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org



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