Teen charged with double Smethwick shooting

Police have charged a teenager with attempted murder after shots were fired at City Computers in Smethwick last week.

Two men in their 40s were treated for injuries which are fortunately not life threatening.

Haider Ali Shabir, aged 19, appeared at Wolverhampton Magistrates Court this morning (17 Jan) where he was remanded pending a further hearing at Crown Court on 13 February.

Another man arrested following the incident on Thursday (12 Jan) in Bertram Road has been released on police bail.

Overnight our traffic officers stopped a vehicle in Walsall and the four occupants, aged between 20 and 23, were arrested.

Detectives investigating the case have also conducted a warrant this morning at a house in Walsall where a 22-year-old man was arrested.

All five remain in custody for questioning on suspicion of attempted murder.


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