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Police probe Birmingham city centre teenage shooting

Thorp Street Birmingham shooting Image copyright Google

An 18-year-old was taken to hospital after being shot in the leg in Birmingham city centre.

The man was found in Thorp Street, in the city's Chinese Quarter and near the Hippodrome Theatre, at about 04:10 BST on Monday.

West Midlands Police said the injuries were not life-threatening and the victim was in a stable condition.

Insp Chris Wilkins said the shooting was being treated as "a targeted attack".

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