Birmingham & Black Country

Man in hospital after Birmingham shooting

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Image caption Police said additional officers would patrol the area

A 35-year-old man is in hospital with leg and chest injuries after being shot in Birmingham.

Emergency services were called to a property in Woodfield Road, Balsall Heath, at 00:20 GMT.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said detectives were conducting house-to-house inquiries and additional officers would patrol the area.

The man is in a stable condition in hospital. Police have urged anyone with information to contact them.

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