Teenage girl shot in the chest ‘with sawed-off shotgun’ in broad daylight assault in Wolverhampton

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Teenage girl shot in the chest ‘with a sawed-off shotgun’ in broad daylight attack

  • Armed police today cordoned off the street in Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Sawed-off shotgun and cartridges found in the woods just a block from the shooting
  • Girl, believed to be in her late teens, sustained chest injuries and was taken to hospital

A teenage girl was reportedly shot in the chest during an attack in broad daylight today ‘with a sawed-off shotgun’.

Armed police flew into the streets of Wolverhampton, West Midlands this afternoon and cordoned off the area with an air ambulance, also known as.

Forensic and firearms officers retrieved a hackneyed shotgun and cartridges from a backpack hidden in a bush in parts of Walford Avenue, just a block from where the shooting took place.

The girl, believed to be in her late teens, sustained chest injuries and was taken to hospital, West Midlands police said.

Armed police today took to the streets in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, and cordoned off the area with an air ambulance, also known as

Armed police today took to the streets in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, and cordoned off the area with an air ambulance, also known as

Forensic and firearms officers retrieved a hackneyed shotgun and cartridges from a backpack in a bush and parts of Walford Avenue just a block from where the shooting took place

Forensic and firearms officers retrieved a hackneyed shotgun and cartridges from a backpack in a bush and parts of Walford Avenue just a block from where the shooting took place

Forensic and firearms officers retrieved a hackneyed shotgun and cartridges from a backpack in a bush and parts of Walford Avenue just a block from where the shooting took place

Detectives were seen conducting door-to-door investigations while forensic police officers photographed Hughes Avenue examining a vehicle with the trunk open.

A spokesman for West Midlands police said: ‘We are investigating after a woman with gunshot wounds was found in Hughes Avenue, Wolverhampton, just before 4:15 pm today.

The woman, presumably in her late teens, was taken to hospital with chest injuries.

“There are agents on the ground right now to determine the conditions. Anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat, or by calling 101, quoting log 2814 of April 3rd. ‘

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: 'We are investigating after a woman with gunshot wounds was found in Hughes Avenue, Wolverhampton, just before 4:15 pm today'

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: 'We are investigating after a woman with gunshot wounds was found in Hughes Avenue, Wolverhampton, just before 4:15 pm today'

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: ‘We are investigating after a woman with gunshot wounds was found in Hughes Avenue, Wolverhampton, just before 4:15 pm today’

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