Birmingham & Black Country

Man hurt with air weapon in Walsall

A man has been injured following an air weapon assault outside a house.

The man in his 30s had apparently been shot to the head in Whitehall Road, Walsall, and had a pellet lodged in his face, West Midlands Police said.

He was taken to hospital after the assault at about 14:30 BST.

Police said it was an isolated matter which appeared to have taken place between two people known to each other. A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault.

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