2nd Dec, 2021

16-year-old boy shot in Coventry in the early hours of this morning

Tristan Harris 16th Oct, 2021 Updated: 16th Oct, 2021

POLIC are investigating after a 16-year-old boy was shot in Coventry in the early hours of this morning.

It happened just after 1am on Bishop Street.

The teenager was taken to hospital and his condition is not thought to be life-threatening or life-changing.

Police are appealing for anyone who saw what happened or anyone with information to get in touch as soon as possible.

People with CCTV or dash cams are also being asked to check their footage of the area at the time.

A forensic examination of the scene has taken place.

Insp Becky Farr, from Coventry Police, said: “We’ve launched a full investigation into what happened and won’t tolerate this kind of violence on our streets.

“Detectives are working tirelessly to establish exactly what happened and who is responsible

“We’ve got extra officers patrolling the city centre throughout the weekend to offer reassurance.”

Anyone with information should submit it via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk or by calling officers on 101 or Crimestoppers  on 0800 555 111.

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