Police name third man arrested for a shooting in Alum Rock, Birmingham

Third suspect named for an attempted murder shooting in Alum Rock, Birmingham
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West Midlands Police have said that they have charged a third man with attempted murder after a shooting in Alum Rock, Birmingham.

The incident took place shortly after midnight on June 27 where a man was shot in the chest. His injuries were not life-threatening and he is currently continuing his recovery. Awais Ahmed, aged 20, has been charged with attempted murder, possession of a firearm with intent to endanger life and possession of an offensive weapon in a private place. He was remanded in custody to appear at Birmingham Magistrates Court yesterday (July 19).

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West Midlands Police said: “Operation Target sees West Midlands Police taking a defiant stand against a range of serious and organised crime offences – from drug dealing and burglary to cyber crime and fraud. Officers will be using local intelligence, seizing goods, carrying out warrants and targeting offenders as part of Op Target’s ongoing crackdown against serious and organised crime.”