Police hunt Oldbury gunman after 'number of shots fired' amid warning to avoid area

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A 'number of gunshots' were fired as police closed a street today. Police warned motorists to avoid the area in Oldbury.

West Midlands Police said the incident happened on Grafton Road at 2.30pm, today, Sunday, June 9. Police did not believe anyone was injured.

No arrests were made. Police inquiries were continuing.

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In a statement, police said: "We're investigating after a number of shots were fired on Oldbury this afternoon. We were called to Grafton Road at 2.30pm, and at this stage we do not believe anyone was injured.

"The road remains closed as officers work at the scene, and motorists are being urged to avoid the area. Anyone with information has been asked to get in touch via 101 or Live Chat, quoting log 2189 of June 9."

NX West Midlands said buses were diverted. It posted on X: "Service Disruption Due to police closing Grafton Road, Service 49 is diverting via: 49 to Bearwood: Penncricket Lane, Cakemore Road, Nimmings Road, Fairfield Road, Hurst Green Road 49 to West Bromwich: Reverse of the above route."

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