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Teenager critically injured in Ladywood shooting

Amy Stubbs – Monday 6th November 2023 – 3.45pm

A male teenager is in hospital after a shooting in Birmingham yesterday.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 12.26pm to an address on Lighthorne Avenue in Ladywood and sent two ambulances, two paramedic officers, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman says: “On arrival, crews found the patient in a critical condition.

“Ambulance staff immediately began administering advanced life support.

“He was conveyed to hospital on blue lights in a life-threatening condition with the MERIT trauma doctor travelling on board to provide continued treatment en route.”


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