Coventry & Warwickshire

Coventry car shooting victim critical but stable

Mercer Avenue - generic image Image copyright Google Maps
Image caption The man was shot on Mercer Avenue in Coventry

A man who was shot while sitting in the passenger seat of a car is in a critical but stable condition in hospital.

The 21-year-old suffered a serious head injury in the attack on Mercer Avenue, Coventry, at about 17:50 BST on Friday.

West Midlands Police said it did not believe the shooting was random.

The man was a front-seat passenger in a black Peugeot 206. The force said it understood the car was travelling towards the Stoke area at the time.

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