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Fatal Shooting in Birmingham

Shaunna Farley – Thursday 7th July – 3.45pm.

One person has died following a shooting in Birmingham in the early hours of this morning.

Two ambulance crews at Heartlands Hospital were alerted to two men who had self presented at the hospital at 0.31am after reportedly being involved in a shooting nearby. Two paramedic officers, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic were responded to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival we found two men.

“The first man was found with life threatening injuries and received advanced life support by ambulance staff. Despite their best efforts, nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased.”

“The second man, who had sustained less serious injuries, was assessed and treated by ambulance staff before receiving further checks in hospital.”


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