West Midlands Police are appealing for information after a firearm was discharged in the Billesley Hungry Horse pub car park on Brook Lane just before 10pm on Friday 4 May.
Fortunately, the 20-year-old man who was targeted did not sustain any injuries.
Investigating officers are interested in speaking to anyone who witnessed the incident or was present earlier that evening at The Golden Balti restaurant in Edgewood Road, Rednal, when a brick was thrown through a window, causing minor damage just before 9.30pm.
It is believed that the two incidents are linked.
Enquiries remain on-going and anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting crime reference 20BE/99112E/18. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org