Birmingham & Black Country

Smethwick shooting investigated by police

An 18-year-old man has been shot at a house in the West Midlands.

The man, who sustained a gun wound to the leg, is in a stable condition in hospital after the incident on Thimblemill Road, Smethwick.

His injuries are not described as life-threatening. A 20-year-old man and a boy aged 17 suffered minor injuries.

West Midlands Police are trying to establish whether the offenders, who initially left the scene on foot, got into a vehicle.

Officers were alerted at 0015 BST after paramedics were called.

The two other people, aged 20 and 17, did not have gunshot injuries.

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