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Man in 20s is shot lifeless and one other is wounded in Walsall

Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was killed in a shooting and another was injured.

West Midlands Police said a man in his 20s died at the scene after being shot in Well Lane, Walsall, just before 5pm yesterday.

Another man was wounded but his injuries are not life-threatening, the force said.

Officers are forensically examining the area in Well Lane as the investigation continues.

West Midlands Police said: ‘We understand the alarm that such incidents cause and there will be an increase in police presence around the area in coming days. Officers will be offering reassurance, so please talk to them if you have any concerns.’

The force asks anyone with information to call 101 and quote log 3637 of July 8.

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A man in his 20s died at the scene after being shot on Well Lane in Walsall (file photograph)

A man in his 20s died at the scene after being shot on Well Lane in Walsall (file photograph)