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Walsall: Man critical after being shot shot in the stomach in barber shop | UK News



A man is in a critical condition after being shot in the stomach in a barber shop.

The victim, in his 20s, was in a barber shop named locally as Katz Kutz, in the Birchils area of Walsall just after 5pm on Sunday when men entered and assaulted him.

West Midlands Police said one of the men left and returned with what is believed to be a shotgun.

Police said the victim suffered a gunshot wound to his stomach and is in a critical condition in hospital.

The Wolverhampton Express and Star reported the barber shop as Katz Kutz and said people who lived nearby heard a “loud bang” before police arrived.

The men ran off and an investigation is under way to identify and catch the offenders.

The area has been cordoned off by police.

:: Anyone with information should contact West Midlands Police on 101, or via Live Chat at WMP Online. The charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555111.

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