Police arrest Perry Barr shooting suspect in Birmingham - full West Midlands Police statement

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West Midlands Police has arrested a man following a gunshot in Perry Barr, Birmingham

A man has been arrested after a gun was fired in Perry Barr in Birmingham at the weekend.

West Midlands Police began an investigation after a gun was used in Glendower Road on Saturday afternoon (May 11).

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No one was injured, but a building was damaged. The 23 year-old suspect has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent.

A spokesperson for WMP said: “We acted on information and detained a 23-year-old from an address in Birmingham this morning. He has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm with intent and taken into custody for questioning.

“The gun shot caused damage to a property although thankfully no-one was injured. We're running Op Target as part of our ongoing work to take guns and weapons off the streets.”