Teenager shot in Wolverhampton

Ambulance staff and a doctor treated a teenager who was shot in Wolverhampton last night.

West Midlands Police and West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Graiseley Street in the Pennfields area at 7.49pm to reports of an assault. When they arrived they found a 16-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to the head.

An ambulance was on scene within five minutes and was backed up by two paramedic officers and the MERIT Trauma Doctor and Critical Care Paramedic.

The teenager was treated at the scene before being taken on blue lights to hospital; the doctor travelled with the crew.

The boy was taken to hospital where he remains today in a serious condition.

Two boys, aged 15 and 17 have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault. They all remain in police custody.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight or to call 101 anytime.

Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Please quote crime reference 20WV/108168F/19.


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