Two men are shot and another stabbed by a masked gang near a children’s play area


Masked gang shoot two men and stab another near a children’s play area in Birmingham before attackers fled in three cars

  • Three men were in a car on Denbigh Street, Bordesley Green, shortly before 9pm
  • A gang armed with a gun and knives surrounded car on September 25
  • Two men were shot while a third man was stabbed near the children’s play area
  • No arrests have been made and police said enquiries are ongoing

Two men were shot and another was stabbed near a children’s play area in Birmingham.  

A police manhunt is underway after a masked gang opened fire on three men who were in a car on Denbigh Street, Bordesley Green, shortly before 9pm on September 25. 

The gang were armed with a gun and knives, hitting two of the men in the arms after they opened fire. 

The three men were in a car on Denbigh Street, Bordesley Green, shortly before 9pm on September 25 when a gang wearing masks surrounded them

A police cordon remains in place at the scene, which was near a children's play area and Bordesley Green Girls' School

A police cordon remains in place at the scene, which was near a children’s play area and Bordesley Green Girls’ School

The third man was stabbed and a police cordon remains in place at the scene, which was near a children’s play area and Bordesley Green Girls’ School. 

No arrests have been made and the gang are thought to have escaped in up to three separate vehicles. 

Enquiries are under way.   

A West Midlands Police spokeswoman said: ‘We’re investigating after three men were injured after being attacked in Denbigh Street, Bordesley Green, at around 8.45pm yesterday (25 September).

No arrests have been made and the gang are thought to have escaped in up to three separate vehicles

No arrests have been made and the gang are thought to have escaped in up to three separate vehicles 

The gang were armed with a gun and knives and opened fire on the three men, hitting two of them in the arms and stabbing a third

The gang were armed with a gun and knives and opened fire on the three men, hitting two of them in the arms and stabbing a third

‘They were in a car when a group of masked men – armed with a gun and knives – surrounded them.

‘A man in his 30s and another in his 20s suffered gunshot wounds to their arms; while another suffered stab injuries to his arm. Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

‘The attackers fled in up to three vehicles and enquiries are ongoing to identify them.

‘CCTV is being examined and anyone with information can contact us via Live Chat, or by calling 101. Quote 20BW/232481T/20.”

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