MANHUNT ON: After Victim Targeted and Shot in Gun-Controlled UK City

Screen Shot 2015-10-03 at 8.43.57 AMGuess gun control isn’t all that safe for society after all.

Detectives are hunting a gunman after a man was shot in a ‘targeted attack’ in a residential street in Balsall Heath.

Police were called to Copperbeech Drive just before 10.20pm last night following reports of the shooting.

Emergency services attended the scene and a 32-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to his back. He was taken to hospital for treatment and later released.

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Detectives remain at the scene today as the enquiry continues and would appeal to anyone who can help to come forward.

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