A man has died and another is fighting for his life after they were stabbed in Castle Vale. The men were reportedly attacked in a property off Cadbury Drive just after 1pm on Monday.
The emergency services were called and despite the best efforts of paramedics, nothing could be done to save the man and he died at the scene. The other injured male was taken to hospital.
West Midlands Police said a vehicle was stopped by armed police and three people, two men and a woman, were arrested on suspicion of murder.
A statement from the force read: “We’ve launched a murder investigation after two men were attacked at a property in Birmingham this afternoon. One man suffered stab wounds and, despite the best efforts of ambulance colleagues, died at the scene in Cadbury Drive just after 1pm.
“Another man also suffered stab wounds and has been taken to hospital in a critical condition. The offenders fled the scene in a car which was picked up and tracked by the police helicopter to Chatham Road in Northfield.
“Armed police stopped the vehicle and arrested three people, two men and a woman, on suspicion of murder. Our investigation is in the early stages but initial indications suggest this was a targeted attack.