LOCAL UPDATE: Police investigation after teenager shot in Handsworth
West Midlands Police have launched an investigation after a teenager was shot in Handsworth on Sunday afternoon.
Officers were called at around 4.30pm after a 17-year-old boy was shot in the buttocks. He's been taken hospital in a stable condition with injuries which aren't thought to be life-threatening.
Three men have been jailed for life after two men were brutally killed with a crossbow during a cannabis farm burglary in Brierley Hill. Saghawat Ramzan, his son Omar Ramzan, and Mohammed Sageer claimed they acted in self-defence when they brutally killed Khuzaimah Douglas, and Saghawat's own brother, Waseem Ramzan
Nearly half of all adults in the West Midlands region have now received their first vaccination. An Office for National Statistics report shows that 47% of adults in the region have received at least one vaccination with a further three per cent waiting to have the jab after being offered an appointment.
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