Man shot in Walsall barber shop

A man has been seriously injured after being shot inside a Walsall barbers shop, West Mids Police, confirm.

The victim, who is in his 20s, was in the Wolverhampton Road hairdressers in the Birchills area of Walsall just after 5pm today (Sun 19 May) when men entered and assaulted him.

It’s understood one of the men left and returned with what’s believed to be a shotgun; the victim suffered a gunshot wound to his stomach and is in a critical condition in hospital.

The men ran off on foot and a police investigation is underway to identify and catch the offenders.

Police have cordoned off the area to preserve any evidence – and anyone who saw what happened, or has any information on the shooting, is urged to contact West Midlands Police.

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