Wolverhampton shooting Police begin murder inquiry

Wolverhampton shooting Police begin murder inquiry

A man has died in hospital after being shot in an inner-city area of Wolverhampton.

Police were called to Valley Road, Park Village, after of gunshots were heard at about 2110 BST on Friday.

Minutes later, officers said they were made aware of a man with serious injuries who had been driven to nearby New Cross Hospital.

He died at 0200 BST on Saturday, police said. The victim has not yet been formally identified.

His family is being supported by officers.

Police were due to carry out door-to-door inquiries in the early stages of the investigation.

A man’s been shot in #Wolverhampton tonight. Did you see what happened? Call us on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Please RT. pic.twitter.com/SNSziNbPHl

End of Twitter post by @WMPolice

Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust posted on social media on Friday evening to reassure patients.

A spokesman said At approx. 9.30pm tonight a man was brought in to the Emergency Department at New Cross Hospital with a gunshot wound. There were no gun shots fired at New Cross Hospital. The hospital is functioning as normal.

Spokesperson for the Trust said At approx. 9.30pm tonight a man was brought in to the Emergency Department at New Cross Hospital with a gunshot wound. There were no gun shots fired at New Cross Hospital. The hospital is functioning as normal. No further comment can be made.

End of Twitter post by @RWT_NHS

News Source BBCNews

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