Family Pay Tribute To 'Much Loved' Young Father Shot In Birmingham

Isabel Togoh
The family of a "kind-hearted" young father gunned down in Birmingham havepaid tribute to him

The family of a “kind-hearted” young father gunned down in Birmingham have paid tribute to him.

Remal Hunt, 28, was found with critical injuries when police were called to Church Road in Erdington, Birmingham at around midday on Thursday.

He died a short time later and a post-mortem revealed he suffered a gunshot wound to the chest.

In a statement released by West Midlands Police, his family said: “Remal was a very much loved son, brother and father who was kind-hearted and will be sadly missed.”

Remal was a very much loved son, brother and father

Detective Inspector Caroline Corfield appealed for help in catching the killer.

She said: “We believe that Remal was directly targeted.

“There will be many people who know what happened and where those responsible are now.

“I would encourage them to provide that information which can be done in confidence.

“I would also like to hear from anyone who was in the area of Church Road around midday on Thursday – you may have valuable information.

“Remal’s family are distraught at his loss and we are determined to seek justice for them.”

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